Glew Family History

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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

What did your Glew ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Glew family was Farm Labourer. 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.

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Labourer

    7%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%
  • Farm Labourer

    2%

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

Glew Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Glew. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Glew 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Glew. 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 Glew. For the veterans among your Glew ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Glew Life Expectancy

What is the average Glew lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Glew

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Glew 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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