Glendenning Family History

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Glendenning Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in the parish of Westerkirk, Dumfries, recorded in 1384 as Glendonwyne. It is probably named from Welsh glyn ‘valley’ + din ‘fort’ + gwyn ‘fair’, ‘white’.

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


Similar surnames: Dunning, Glendinning, Glendon, Glendening, Clendenning, Menning

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Glendenning Family Origin

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Glendenning Family Occupations

What did your Glendenning ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Glendenning occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Glendenning's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glendenning. A less common occupation for the Glendenning family was Coal Miner.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    3%

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

Glendenning Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Glendenning Life Expectancy

What is the average Glendenning lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Glendenning life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Glendenning in 1957 was 68, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Glendenning

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Glendenning 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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