Glidewell Family History

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Glidewell Name Meaning

English (Buckinghamshire): possibly a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place. Compare Gladwell.

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

Similar surnames: Gladwell, Kidwell, Sidwell, Twidwell, Stillwell, Madewell, Bridwell

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Glidewell Family Origin

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Glidewell Family Occupations

What did your Glidewell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Glidewell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 70% of Glidewell's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glidewell. A less common occupation for the Glidewell family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming

  • Farm Laborer


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

Glidewell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Glidewell Life Expectancy

What is the average Glidewell lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Glidewell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Glidewell in 1948 was 46, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Glidewell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Glidewell 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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