Glahn Family History

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Glahn Name Meaning

nickname for a lethargic person, from Middle High German glan ‘sluggish’. habitational name from a place so named near Hannover.

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


Similar surnames: Lahn, Grahn, Glen, Glave, Hahn, Ahn, Gann, Garn, Gnann, Glade

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Glahn Family Origin

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Glahn Family Occupations

What did your Glahn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Glahn family was Ceiling Wax Manufacture. Farmer, Baker and Banker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glahn. The most common Glahn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Glahn's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Baker

    5%
  • Banker

    5%
  • Ceiling Wax Manufacture

    5%

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

Glahn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Glahn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Glahn 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Glahn. 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 Glahn. For the veterans among your Glahn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Glahn Life Expectancy

What is the average Glahn lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Glahn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Glahn in 1963 was 74, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Glahn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Glahn 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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