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Gluck Name Meaning

German (also Glück): from Middle High German g(e)lücke ‘luck’ (of uncertain origin, not attested before the late 12th century), hence a nickname for an individual considered fortunate, perhaps someone who had had a narrow escape. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Glück ‘luck’ (Yiddish glik), or one expressing hope for good luck in the future.

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


Similar surnames: Glock, Fluck, Blick, Guck, Luck, Gauck, Glueck, Kruck, Bruck, Shuck

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Gluck Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Gluck name?

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

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  • European Jewish

    26%

  • England & Wales

    25%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    13%

  • Germanic Europe

    11%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    8%

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Gluck Family Origin

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Gluck Family Occupations

What did your Gluck ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gluck family was Shoemaker. Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gluck. The most common Gluck occupation in the USA was Farmer. 10% of Gluck's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    10%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Tailor

    7%
  • Shoemaker

    5%

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

Gluck Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Gluck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gluckcensus 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Gluck. 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 13,000 military records available for the last name Gluck. For the veterans among your Gluck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gluck Life Expectancy

What is the average Gluck lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Gluck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gluck in 1940 was 52, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gluck

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gluck 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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