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Glassburn Family History

Glassburn Name Meaning
Possibly an Americanized form of German Glas(s)brenner, an occupational name for a glass maker, from German Glas ‘glass’ + Brenner ‘burner’.

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

27,802 Historical Documents with Glassburn on Ancestry.com
4,704 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
674 Military Records
83 Immigration Records
2,635 Census and Voter Lists
19,706 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Glassburn Families

  • Number of Glassburn families
     16 - 30
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Glassburn families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Glassburn last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Glassburn census records

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Glassburn Family Origin

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Glassburn Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Glassburn

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Glassburn Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Glassburn Civil War Service Records

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