Gladwin Family History

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Gladwin Name Meaning

English: from the late Old English personal name Glædwine, composed of the elements glæd ‘shining’, ‘joyful’ + wine ‘friend’.

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

Similar surnames: Hadwin, Goodwin, Goldwyn, Glad, Harwin, Gerwin, Gladson, Gladish

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Gladwin Family Origin

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Gladwin Family Occupations

What did your Gladwin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gladwin occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 7% of Gladwin's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Gladwin family was House Joiner. Carpenter, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gladwin.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • House Joiner


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gladwin ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gladwin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Gladwin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gladwin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Gladwin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Gladwin. For the veterans among your Gladwin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gladwin Life Expectancy

What is the average Gladwin lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Gladwin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Gladwin in 1961 was 79, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gladwin ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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