Glor Family History

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Glor Name Meaning

Swiss German: variant of Gloor.

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

Similar surnames: Glore, Gloe, Gloor, Flor, Glos, Lor, Glow, Grof, Goy, Gaar

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Glor Family Origin

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Glor Family Occupations

What did your Glor ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Glor occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Glor's were Farmers. Farmer, Cooper and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glor. A less common occupation for the Glor family was Barber.

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  • Farmer

  • Cooper

  • Farm Laborer

  • Barber


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

Glor Historical Records

What Glor family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Glor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Glor 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 170 immigration records available for the last name Glor. 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 595 military records available for the last name Glor. For the veterans among your Glor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Glor Life Expectancy

What is the average Glor lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Glor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Glor in 1957 was 72, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Glor

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Glor 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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