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Gleave Name Meaning

English: from Middle English gle(y)ve ‘sword’ (Old French gleive, glaive, Latin gladius), hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of swords or a nickname for an accomplished swordsman.

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

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Gleave Family Origin

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Gleave Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    33%
  • Keeping House

    33%
  • Porter In Hardware

    33%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gleave family was Porter In Hardware. The most common Gleave occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 33% of Gleave's were Carpenters. Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gleave.

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Gleave Life Expectancy

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