Gleim Family History

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Gleim Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German glime, gleime ‘glow worm’, attested as the name of various knights during the Middle Ages; the surname may also have arisen as a habitational name from Gleima, a place in Thuringia.

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

Similar surnames: Klemm, Lein, Seim, Klim, Greif, Keim, Klein, Plein, Leib, Gehm

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Gleim Family Origin

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Gleim Family Occupations

What did your Gleim ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gleim occupation in the UK was Shipper (Navigation On Shore). 100% of Gleim's were Shipper (Navigation On Shore)s.

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  • Shipper (Navigation On Shore)


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Gleim Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Gleim. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gleim 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 782 immigration records available for the last name Gleim. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gleim. For the veterans among your Gleim ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gleim Life Expectancy

What is the average Gleim lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Gleim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gleim in 1960 was 45, and 86 in 2004.

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