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Glave Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): variant of Gleave . German: habitational name from a place so named in Mecklenberg-West Pomerania.

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


Similar surnames: Grave, Glade, Graven, Plate, Glawe, Glaves, Slape, Cleve, Clare, Lake

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Where is the Glave family from?

You can see how Glave families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Glave family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Glave families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Glave family living in Kentucky. This was 100% of all the recorded Glave's in USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Glave families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Glave surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Glave ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Beautician were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Glave. 28% of Glave men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Glave women worked as a Beautician. Some less common occupations for Americans named Glave were Clerk and Bookkeeper. .

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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
    28%
  • Assembler
    28%
  • Farmer
    28%
  • Clerk
    19%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Beautician
    25%
  • Housework
    25%
  • Saleslady
    25%
  • Bookkeeper
    25%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Glave. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Glave 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 504 immigration records available for the last name Glave. 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 367 military records available for the last name Glave. For the veterans among your Glave ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Glave lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Glave life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Glave in 1959 was 38, and 62 in 2004.

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