Glisan Family History

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Glisan Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of Irish Gleason. This name is concentrated in IL and PA.

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

Similar surnames: Linan, Glisson, Guinan, Givan, Flinn, Caison, Gutman, Oliva, Govan

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Glisan Family Origin

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Glisan Family Occupations

What did your Glisan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping Saloon were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glisan. A less common occupation for the Glisan family was Laborer. The most common Glisan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Glisan's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping Saloon

  • Laborer


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

Glisan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 973 census records available for the last name Glisan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Glisan 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 75 immigration records available for the last name Glisan. 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 545 military records available for the last name Glisan. For the veterans among your Glisan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Glisan Life Expectancy

What is the average Glisan lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Glisan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Glisan in 1963 was 73, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Glisan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Glisan 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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