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Gledhill Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Gledhill, a place in West Yorkshire, named from Old English gleoda ‘kite’ + hyll ‘hill’.

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

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Gledhill Family Origin

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Gledhill Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Machinist

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gledhill family was Machinist. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gledhill. The most common Gledhill occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Gledhill's were Farmers.

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Gledhill Historical Records

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Gledhill Life Expectancy

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