Gluck Name Meaning

German (also Glück): from Middle High German g(e)lücke ‘luck’ (of uncertain origin, not attested before the late 12th century), hence a nickname for an individual considered fortunate, perhaps someone who had had a narrow escape. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Glück ‘luck’ (Yiddish glik), or one expressing hope for good luck in the future.

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


Similar surnames: Glock, Fluck, Blick, Guck, Luck, Gauck, Glueck, Kruck, Bruck, Shuck

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Gluck Family Origin

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Gluck Family Occupations

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  • Boot Finisher

    17%
  • Cabinet Maker

    17%
  • Fur Cap Maker (Hatter)

    17%
  • Manager In Wholesale Beer Business

    17%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gluck family was Manager In Wholesale Beer Business. The most common Gluck occupation in the UK was Boot Finisher. 17% of Gluck's were Boot Finishers. Boot Finisher, Cabinet Maker and Fur Cap Maker (Hatter) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gluck.

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Gluck Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Gluck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gluck in 1940 was 52, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gluck

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