Glaus Family History

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Glaus Name Meaning

Swiss German: from the dialect personal name Glaus, a reduced form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas).

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


Similar surnames: Glass, Claus, Klaus, Gaus, Glas, Gloss, Glos, Grau, Class, Laut

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Glaus Family Origin

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Glaus Family Occupations

What did your Glaus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Glaus family was Farmer & Cooperv. The most common Glaus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Glaus's were Farmers. Farmer, Capitalist and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glaus.

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  • Farmer

    64%
  • Capitalist

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Farmer & Cooperv

    7%

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

Glaus Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Glaus Life Expectancy

What is the average Glaus lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Glaus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Glaus in 1962 was 72, and 54 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Glaus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Glaus 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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