Glew Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): nickname for a cautious, prudent, or wise man, from Middle English glew ‘wise’, ‘prudent’ (Old English gleaw).

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


Similar surnames: Grew, Low, Chew, Lew, Glen, Glad, New, Law, Iley, Gales

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Glew Family Origin

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Glew Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Labourer

    7%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%
  • Farm Labourer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Glew occupation in the UK was Farmer. 15% of Glew's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glew. A less common occupation for the Glew family was Farm Labourer.

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Glew Historical Records

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Glew Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Glew life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Glew in 1956 was 47, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Glew

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