Gleed Family History

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Gleed Name Meaning

Southern English: nickname from Middle English glede ‘kite’ (Old English glida, gleoda), probably applied with reference to the bird’s rapacious qualities.

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


Similar surnames: Leed, Fleet, Peed, Glad, Lees, Green, Glew, Creed, Seed, Lee

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Gleed Family Origin

Where is the Gleed family from?

Gleed Family Occupations

What did your Gleed ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gleed occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Gleed's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gleed family was Freighter. Farmer, Cattle Dealer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gleed.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Cattle Dealer

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Freighter

    9%

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

Gleed Historical Records

What Gleed family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Gleed Life Expectancy

What is the average Gleed lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Gleed life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Gleed in 1952 was 48, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gleed

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gleed 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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