Glissman Family History

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Glissman Name Meaning

nickname for someone with something shining about him or his appearance, from Middle High German gliz ‘sheen’, ‘sparkle’. habitational name for someone from either of two places called Glissen in Lower Saxony, west of the Weser.

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


Similar surnames: Crossman, Rissman, Gressman, Reissman, Glassman, Sassman, Geiman

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Glissman Family Origin

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Glissman Family Occupations

What did your Glissman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Brick Mason and Dealer In Fancy Birds were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glissman. The most common Glissman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Glissman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Glissman family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Brick Mason

    13%
  • Dealer In Fancy Birds

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%

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Glissman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Glissman Life Expectancy

What is the average Glissman lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Glissman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Glissman in 1963 was 74, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Glissman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Glissman 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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