Glanton Family History

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Glanton Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of the English habitational name Clanton.

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

Similar surnames: Glandon, Clanton, Blanton, Grandon, Lenton, Claxton, Lawton, Gratton

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Glanton Family Origin

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Glanton Family Occupations

What did your Glanton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Glanton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Glanton's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Working On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glanton. A less common occupation for the Glanton family was Day Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Working On Farm

  • Day Laborer


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Glanton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Glanton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Glanton 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 324 immigration records available for the last name Glanton. 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 837 military records available for the last name Glanton. For the veterans among your Glanton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Glanton Life Expectancy

What is the average Glanton lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Glanton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Glanton in 1962 was 69, and 57 in 2004.

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