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Glisson Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Glisson name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


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Glisson Family Origin

Where is the Glisson family from?

Glisson Family Occupations

What did your Glisson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glisson. A less common occupation for the Glisson family was Keeping House. The most common Glisson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Glisson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Glisson Historical Records

What Glisson family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Glisson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Glisson 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 632 immigration records available for the last name Glisson. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Glisson. For the veterans among your Glisson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Glisson Life Expectancy

What is the average Glisson lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Glisson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Glisson in 1946 was 44, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Glisson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Glisson 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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