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Glod Family History

Glod Name Meaning

Polish (Głód): from głód ‘hunger’ possibly applied as a nickname for someone who was very thin or ironically for someone who was excessively fat. German: probably from an ancient Germanic personal name composed with Old High German (h)lūt ‘clear famous’.

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


Similar surnames: Glos, Gold, Good, Glad, Gelo, Glow, Rod, Klos, Hood, Goos

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Where is the Glod family from?

You can see how Glod families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Glod family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Glod families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Glod family living in Yorkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Glod's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Glod families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Glod surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Glod ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Glod. 32% of Glod men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Glod women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Glod were Weaver and Spinner. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    32%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Machinist
    7%
  • Weaver
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    22%
  • Operator
    22%
  • Assembler
    15%
  • Spinner
    15%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Glod. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Glod census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 754 immigration records available for the last name Glod. 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 Cards

There are 485 military records available for the last name Glod. For the veterans among your Glod ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Glod lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Glod life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Glod in 1963 was 71, and 83 in 2004.

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