Glawe Family History

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Glawe Name Meaning

habitational name from Glave in Mecklenburg. nickname for someone with a large or otherwise remarkable head, from Slavic glava ‘head’. (Gläwe): either a variant of 1 or more probably from the personal name Klaus.

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

Similar surnames: Glade, Glaub, Glave, Clare, Plate, Blake, Place, Lake, Slape, Lare

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Glawe Family Origin

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Glawe Family Occupations

What did your Glawe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Glawe family was Brick And Stone Mason. Farmer, Laborer and Awning Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glawe. The most common Glawe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Glawe's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Awning Maker

  • Brick And Stone Mason


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

Glawe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Glawe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Glawe 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 567 immigration records available for the last name Glawe. 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 646 military records available for the last name Glawe. For the veterans among your Glawe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Glawe Life Expectancy

What is the average Glawe lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Glawe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Glawe in 1946 was 52, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Glawe 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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