Glover Family History

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Glover Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker or seller of gloves, Middle English glovere, an agent noun from Old English glof ‘glove’.

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


Similar surnames: Gover, Grover, Lever, Loder, Lovern, Gooder, Graver, Clower, Slover

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Glover Family Origin

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Glover Family Occupations

What did your Glover ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Glover occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Glover's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Farmer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glover. A less common occupation for the Glover family was Labourer.

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  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%

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

Glover Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Glover. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Glover census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Glover

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Glover. 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 Glover. For the veterans among your Glover ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Glover Life Expectancy

What is the average Glover lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Glover life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Glover in 1940 was 27, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Glover

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Glover 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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