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Gluth Family History

Gluth Name Meaning

German: from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name formed with Old High German (h)lūt ‘clear’ also ‘famous’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Greth, Auth, Pluth, Guth, Bluth, Lutz, Lueth, Lauth, Luthi, Kluth

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Where is the Gluth family from?

You can see how Gluth families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gluth family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Gluth families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 24 Gluth families living in Minnesota. This was about 31% of all the recorded Gluth's in USA. Minnesota and 1 other state had the highest population of Gluth families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gluth surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gluth ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Beauty Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Gluth. 25% of Gluth men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Gluth women worked as a Beauty Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gluth were Machinist and Proprietor. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Proprietor
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Beauty Operator
  • Bookkeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Proprietor
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gluth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gluth census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 395 immigration records available for the last name Gluth. 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 Cards

There are 708 military records available for the last name Gluth. For the veterans among your Gluth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gluth lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Gluth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Gluth in 1949 was 66, and 74 in 2004.

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