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Gladish Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Glydwish in Burwash, Sussex, which is named from Old English glida ‘kite’ + Old English wisc ‘marshy meadow’. Altered spelling of German Gladisch, from the personal name Gladu, Slavic form of Claudius, or a nickname for a proper looking person, from Slavic gladki ‘smooth’.

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


Similar surnames: Gladis, Bowdish, Beamish, Glad, Kadish, Slavich, Lais, Flash, Larish

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Gladish Family Origin

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Gladish Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    78%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • R.R. Fireman

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gladish family was R.R. Fireman. The most common Gladish occupation in the USA was Farmer. 78% of Gladish's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gladish.

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Gladish Life Expectancy

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