Glander Family History

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Glander Name Meaning

nickname from Middle High German glander ‘shine’, ‘radiance’. habitational name for someone from Glann, near Salzburg, named from Glander, a South German term for an enclosure or fence constructed of palings.

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


Similar surnames: Gander, Lander, Planer, Bolander, Glandt, Sander, Grande, Olander

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Glander Family Origin

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Glander Family Occupations

What did your Glander ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Glander occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Glander's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Bread Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glander. A less common occupation for the Glander family was Duster Maker.

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Bread Baker

    5%
  • Duster Maker

    3%

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

Glander Historical Records

What Glander family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Glander. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Glander census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Glander

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Glander. 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 Glander. For the veterans among your Glander ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Glander Life Expectancy

What is the average Glander lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Glander life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Glander in 1949 was 48, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Glander

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Glander 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.

Famous Glander Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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