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Gladstone Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place near Biggar in Lanarkshire, apparently named from Old English gleoda ‘kite’ + stan ‘stone’. Jewish (American): Americanized form of Glatshteyn, an ornamental surname composed of Yiddish glat ‘flat’ + shteyn ‘stone’.

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


Similar surnames: Goldstone, Blackstone, Blystone, Gladson, Broadstone, Lidstone

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Gladstone Family Origin

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Gladstone Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Dressmaker

    14%
  • Boatbuilder

    3%
  • Caretaker Of Cemetery

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gladstone family was Caretaker Of Cemetery. Farmer, Dressmaker and Boatbuilder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gladstone. The most common Gladstone occupation in Canada was Farmer. 48% of Gladstone's were Farmers.

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Gladstone Life Expectancy

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