Glassmeyer Family History

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Glassmeyer Name Meaning

German: identifying name for a tenant farmer called Nikolaus, from Glass, a reduced and altered form of the personal name Nikolaus, + Middle High German meier ‘tenant farmer’.

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


Similar surnames: Plassmeyer, Grassmyer, Altmeyer, Kammeyer, Rosemeyer, Lohmeyer

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Glassmeyer Family Origin

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Glassmeyer Family Occupations

What did your Glassmeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Glassmeyer family was Butcher. Farming, Basket Maker and Brush Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glassmeyer. The most common Glassmeyer occupation in the USA was Farming. 40% of Glassmeyer's were Farmings.

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  • Farming

    40%
  • Basket Maker

    10%
  • Brush Maker

    10%
  • Butcher

    10%

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

Glassmeyer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Glassmeyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Glassmeyer lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2003, in the United States, Glassmeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Glassmeyer in 1956 was 53, and 87 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Glassmeyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Glassmeyer 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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