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Glenn Family History

Glenn Name Meaning
Scottish and Irish (Donegal): see Glenny.

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

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Name Distribution of Glenn Families

  • Number of Glenn families
     275 - 547
     92 - 274
     1 - 91
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Glenn families
     68 - 133
     23 - 67
     1 - 22
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Glenn families
     17 - 31
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Glenn Family Origin

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Glenn Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Glenn

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Glenn Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Glenn census records

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Glenn Civil War Service Records

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