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Gladson Name Meaning

English: unexplained. In form, this appears to be a patronymic from Glad, but there is no evidence that this was ever a personal name. It may be an English variant of Scottish Gladstone. The surname appears to have died out in Britain.

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


Similar surnames: Glasson, Clayson, Gadson, Goodson, Ganson, Gladstone, Gladwin

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Gladson Family Origin

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Gladson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Gladson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Gladson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gladson family was Farming. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gladson.

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Gladson Historical Records

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Gladson Life Expectancy

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