Glave Family History

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Glave Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of MacGlave, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Laithimh (see Glavin 2). English: 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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Glave Family Origin

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Glave Family Occupations

What did your Glave ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Glave family was Peddler. The most common Glave occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Glave's were Farmers. Farmer, Cheese Manufacture and Laundress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glave.

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  • Farmer

  • Cheese Manufacture

  • Laundress

  • Peddler


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

Glave Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Glave Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Glave

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Glave 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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