Gleghorn Family History

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Gleghorn Name Meaning

English (Newcastle and Durham): probably a variant spelling of the Scottish surname Cleghorn.

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


Similar surnames: Cleghorn, Claghorn, Gladson, Langhorn, Lemmon, Leyton, Goshorn

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Gleghorn Family Origin

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Gleghorn Family Occupations

What did your Gleghorn ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Gleghorn. 34% of Gleghorn men worked as a General Labourer and 86% of Gleghorn women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gleghorn were Colliery Blacksmith and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    34%
  • Colliery General Labourer (bel
    23%
  • Colliery Coal Hewer
    23%
  • Colliery Blacksmith
    23%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    86%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duti
    3%
  • Private Means
    3%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Gleghorn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Gleghorn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gleghorn census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 309 immigration records available for the last name Gleghorn. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 815 military records available for the last name Gleghorn. For the veterans among your Gleghorn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gleghorn Life Expectancy

What is the average Gleghorn lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Gleghorn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Gleghorn in 1955 was 57, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gleghorn ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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