Glassford Family History

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Glassford Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name for someone from Glassford in Lanarkshire.

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


Similar surnames: Glasford, Lansford, Gaisford, Guessford, Gladstone, Bassford, Harford

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Glassford Family Origin

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Glassford Family Occupations

What did your Glassford ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Glassford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Glassford's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glassford. A less common occupation for the Glassford family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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

Glassford Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Glassford Life Expectancy

What is the average Glassford lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Glassford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Glassford in 1944 was 41, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Glassford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Glassford 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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