Glennon Family History

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Glennon Name Meaning

Irish (Leinster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Leannáin ‘son of Leannán’, a byname from leann ‘cloak’.

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

Similar surnames: Lennon, Glendon, Clennon, Gannon, Grennan, Gleason, Kennon, Lennox

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Glennon Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Glennon name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Glennon. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Ireland & Scotland


  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Italy


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Glennon Family Origin

Where is the Glennon family from?

Glennon Family Occupations

What did your Glennon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Glennon occupation in the USA was Laborer. 18% of Glennon's were Laborers. Laborer, Keeping House and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glennon. A less common occupation for the Glennon family was Butcher.

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  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farmer

  • Butcher


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

Glennon Historical Records

What Glennon family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Glennon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Glennon 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Glennon. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Glennon. For the veterans among your Glennon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Glennon Life Expectancy

What is the average Glennon lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Glennon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Glennon in 1950 was 35, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Glennon 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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