Gleghorn Family History

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Gleghorn Name Meaning

English (Newcastle and Durham): probably a variant spelling of the Scottish surname Cleghorn.

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

Similar surnames: Cleghorn, Claghorn, Gladson, Langhorn, Lemmon, Leyton, Goshorn

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Gleghorn Family Origin

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Gleghorn Family Occupations

What did your Gleghorn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gleghorn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 80% of Gleghorn's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gleghorn family was Works In Fork Shop. Farmer, Flour Dealer and Gardner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gleghorn.

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  • Farmer

  • Flour Dealer

  • Gardner

  • Works In Fork Shop


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

Gleghorn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Gleghorn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gleghorn 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 309 immigration records available for the last name Gleghorn. 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 815 military records available for the last name Gleghorn. For the veterans among your Gleghorn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gleghorn Life Expectancy

What is the average Gleghorn lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Gleghorn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Gleghorn in 1955 was 57, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gleghorn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gleghorn 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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