Glas Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Glass. German: variant of Glass 1 or 3. German: from a short form of the medieval personal name Gelasius, the name of a pope (492–96). Welsh: nickname meaning ‘gray’, ‘green’, ‘silver-haired’.

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


Similar surnames: Glass, Klas, Blas, Glos, Gast, Galas, Plass, Lau, Klos, Sas

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Glas Family Origin

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Glas Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Barber

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Cigar Maker

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Glas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Glas's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Glas family was Cigar Maker. Farmer, Barber and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glas.

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Glas Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, Glas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Glas in 1958 was 81, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Glas

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