Glos Family History

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Glos Name Meaning

German: variant of Klaus, a reduced form of the personal name Nikolaus, German form of Nicholas. Polish: from glos ‘voice’, presumably applied as a nickname for someone with a loud, mellifluous, or otherwise remarkable voice.

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


Similar surnames: Gloss, Klos, Glod, Glas, Glow, Goos, Clos, Lose, Glaus, Kloes

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Glos Family Origin

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Glos Family Occupations

What did your Glos ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Glos occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Glos's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Glos family was Grocer. Farmer, Merchant and Driving Team were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glos.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Merchant

    15%
  • Driving Team

    8%
  • Grocer

    8%

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

Glos Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Glos Life Expectancy

What is the average Glos lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Glos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Glos in 1955 was 56, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Glos

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Glos 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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