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

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Gluck Family Origin

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Gluck Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    10%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Tailor

    7%
  • Shoemaker

    5%

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

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Gluck Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gluck

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