Gledhill Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Greenhill, Tuthill, Gladhill, Ledwell, Gladish, Gill, Grill, Gladwell

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Gledhill Family Origin

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Gledhill Family Occupations

What did your Gledhill ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Machinist

    5%

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

Gledhill Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gledhill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gledhill 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gledhill. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gledhill. For the veterans among your Gledhill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gledhill Life Expectancy

What is the average Gledhill lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Gledhill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Gledhill in 1949 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gledhill

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gledhill 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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