Gladden Family History

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Gladden Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Glad 1.

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


Similar surnames: Gladson, Glidden, Gladman, Gladd, Gaden, Gladen, Garden, Headden

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Gladden Family Origin

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Gladden Family Occupations

What did your Gladden ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gladden family was Grinder. The most common Gladden occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Gladden's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gladden.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Labourer

    33%
  • Farm Labourer

    17%
  • Grinder

    17%

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

Gladden Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gladden Life Expectancy

What is the average Gladden lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Gladden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Gladden in 1940 was 34, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gladden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gladden 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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