Glos Name Meaning

German: variant of Klaus, a reduced form of the personal name Nikolaus, German form of Nicholas. Polish: from glos ‘voice’, presumably applied as a nickname for someone with a loud, mellifluous, or otherwise remarkable voice.

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


Similar surnames: Gloss, Klos, Glod, Glas, Glow, Goos, Clos, Lose, Glaus, Kloes

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Glos Family Origin

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Glos Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Merchant and Driving Team were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glos. A less common occupation for the Glos family was Grocer. The most common Glos occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Glos's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Merchant

    15%
  • Driving Team

    8%
  • Grocer

    8%

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Glos Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, Glos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Glos in 1955 was 56, and 72 in 2004.

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