Gleave Family History

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Gleave Name Meaning

English: from Middle English gle(y)ve ‘sword’ (Old French gleive, glaive, Latin gladius), hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of swords or a nickname for an accomplished swordsman.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Grave, Cleaver, Leake, Glade, Clare, Leavey, Plate, Cleve, Greaves

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Gleave Family Origin

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Gleave Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    7%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    2%
  • Housekeeper

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gleave family was Housekeeper. The most common Gleave occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Gleave's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gleave.

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Gleave Historical Records

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Gleave Life Expectancy

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