Glinka Family History

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Glinka Name Meaning

Polish and Belorussian: derivative of glina ‘day’. Polish: habitational name for someone from a place called Glinki. One in Poland is in Warszawa voivodeship. This is also established as a family name in German-speaking lands.

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

Similar surnames: Slivka, Lipka, Glinski, Glinsky, Klink, Klinker, Linda, Flink, Pliska

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Glinka Family Origin

Where is the Glinka family from?

Glinka Family Occupations

What did your Glinka ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farmer Carter cowm and Cotton Spinner were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Glinka. 25% of Glinka men worked as a Farmer Carter cowm and 25% of Glinka women worked as a Cotton Spinner. Some less common occupations for Americans named Glinka were Wood Cutting Machinist and Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farmer Carter cowm
  • Leverer Steel Rolling Mill Heavy Work
  • Paper Makers Labourer
  • Wood Cutting Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Cotton Spinner
  • Domestic Duties Unpaid
  • Ring Doffer Cotton Mill
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Glinka Historical Records

What Glinka family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 949 census records available for the last name Glinka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Glinka 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 638 immigration records available for the last name Glinka. 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 433 military records available for the last name Glinka. For the veterans among your Glinka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Glinka Life Expectancy

What is the average Glinka lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Glinka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Glinka in 1955 was 43, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Glinka

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Glinka 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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