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Glauer Name Meaning

German: nickname from an agent derivative of Middle High German glau glou ‘intelligent circumspect’.

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


Similar surnames: Klauer, Lauer, Gauer, Glauber, Glaser, Glazer, Grauer, Blauer

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Where is the Glauer family from?

You can see how Glauer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Glauer family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Glauer families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 9 Glauer families living in South Carolina. This was about 53% of all the recorded Glauer's in USA. South Carolina had the highest population of Glauer families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Glauer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Glauer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Glauer. 54% of Glauer men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Glauer women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Glauer were Farmer and Servant. .

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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
    54%
  • Truck Driver
    20%
  • Farm Laborer
    14%
  • Farmer
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    60%
  • Servant
    40%
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Census Records

There are 506 census records available for the last name Glauer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Glauer 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 76 immigration records available for the last name Glauer. 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 273 military records available for the last name Glauer. For the veterans among your Glauer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Glauer lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Glauer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Glauer in 1963 was 75, and 84 in 2004.

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