Glenny Family History

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Glenny Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived in a valley, Gaelic an Ghleanna ‘of the glen’.

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

Similar surnames: Glen, Glynn, Denny, Kenny, Glenn, Greany, Glenna, Clenney, Lenney

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Glenny Family Origin

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Glenny Family Occupations

What did your Glenny ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Glenny family was Bolt Maker Employed. The most common Glenny occupation in the UK was Labourer. 6% of Glenny's were Labourers. Labourer, Baker and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glenny.

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  • Labourer

  • Baker

  • Blacksmith

  • Bolt Maker Employed


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Glenny ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Glenny Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Glenny. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Glenny 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Glenny. 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 Glenny. For the veterans among your Glenny ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Glenny Life Expectancy

What is the average Glenny lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Glenny life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Glenny in 1962 was 78, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Glenny

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Glenny 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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