Glockner Family History

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Glockner Name Meaning

German (also Glöckner): topographic, habitational, or occupational name, from an agent derivative of Middle High German glocke, glogge ‘bell’ (see Glock). In some parts of Germany, Glockner is the usual term for a sexton. Compare Kirchner, Mesner, and Oppermann.

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


Similar surnames: Gloeckner, Kloeckner, Glock, Locker, Lockyer, Rocker, Blocker

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Glockner Family Origin

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Glockner Family Occupations

What did your Glockner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Glockner family was Carpenter. Laborer, Keeping House and Teamster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glockner. The most common Glockner occupation in the USA was Laborer. 15% of Glockner's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Teamster

    10%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Glockner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Glockner Life Expectancy

What is the average Glockner lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Glockner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Glockner in 1965 was 73, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Glockner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Glockner 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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