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Gladstone Family History

Gladstone Name Meaning
Scottish: habitational name from a place near Biggar in Lanarkshire, apparently named from Old English gleoda ‘kite’ + stan ‘stone’.Jewish (American): Americanized form of Glatshteyn, an ornamental surname composed of Yiddish glat ‘flat’ + shteyn ‘stone’.

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

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27,730 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,172 Military Records
4,681 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Gladstone Families

  • Number of Gladstone families
     54 - 106
     19 - 53
     1 - 18
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gladstone families
     71 - 140
     24 - 70
     1 - 23
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Gladstone families
     33 - 64
     12 - 32
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Gladstone Family Origin

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Gladstone Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Gladstone

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Gladstone Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Gladstone Civil War Service Records

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