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Glancy Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Fhlannchaidh ‘son of Flannchadh’ (see Clancy).

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


Similar surnames: Clancy, Graney, Glave, Glaspy, Laney, Glasby, Clancey, Glace, Glenny

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Where is the Glancy family from?

You can see how Glancy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Glancy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Glancy families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Glancy families living in Ohio. This was about 29% of all the recorded Glancy's in USA. Ohio and 1 other state had the highest population of Glancy families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Glancy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Glancy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Glancy. 14% of Glancy men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Glancy women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Glancy were Truck Driver and Stenographer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    14%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    20%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Bookkeeper
    9%
  • Stenographer
    9%
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Census Records

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Glancy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Glancy census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Glancy. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Glancy. For the veterans among your Glancy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Glancy lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Glancy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1958. The average life expectancy for Glancy in 1954 was 51, and 76 in 2004.

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