Glade Name Meaning

Northern Irish: reduced form of McGlade. English: topographic name for someone who lived in a glade, Middle English glade. English: from an Old English personal name Glæd. German (also Gläde): nickname for a handsome man, from Middle Low German glad(de) ‘smooth’, ‘shining’.

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


Similar surnames: Gade, Lade, Glad, Slade, Blake, Quade, Clare, Glave, Lake, Dade

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Glade Family Origin

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Glade Family Occupations

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  • Cooper

    23%
  • Basket Maker

    15%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Basketmaker

    8%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Glade family was Basketmaker. Cooper, Basket Maker and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glade. The most common Glade occupation in Canada was Cooper. 23% of Glade's were Coopers.

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Glade Historical Records

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Glade Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Glade life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Glade in 1944 was 26, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Glade

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