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

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Gleed Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Cattle Dealer

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Freighter

    9%

In 1880, 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. The most common Gleed occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Gleed's were Farmers.

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Gleed Historical Records

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Gleed Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gleed

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