Gleicher Family History

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Gleicher Name Meaning

German: occupational name for an iron worker who flattened out the metal into sheets, from an agent derivative of Middle High German gelichen ‘to smooth or even out’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the inflected form of German gleich ‘same’, one of names from vocabulary words that were selected at random by government officials when surnames were made compulsory.

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

Similar surnames: Bleicher, Leicher, Lichter, Reicher, Leichter, Speicher, Eicher

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Gleicher Family Origin

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Gleicher Family Occupations

What did your Gleicher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gleicher occupation in the USA was Barber. 100% of Gleicher's were Barbers.

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Gleicher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 991 census records available for the last name Gleicher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gleicher 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 631 immigration records available for the last name Gleicher. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Gleicher. For the veterans among your Gleicher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gleicher Life Expectancy

What is the average Gleicher lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Gleicher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gleicher in 1953 was 51, and 86 in 2004.

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