Glasson Family History

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Glasson Name Meaning

English (of Cornish origin): metonymic occupational name for a glazier or glass blower. Scottish: reduced form of McGlasson. French and Swiss French: from a diminutive of glace ‘ice’, hence a nickname for a cold person.

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


Similar surnames: Glass, Gladson, Hasson, Glasgow, Garson, Gasson, Gascon, Closson

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Glasson Family Origin

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Glasson Family Occupations

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  • Teamster

    25%
  • Cultivateur

    13%
  • Journeyman

    13%
  • Mariner

    13%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Glasson family was Mariner. The most common Glasson occupation in Canada was Teamster. 25% of Glasson's were Teamsters. Teamster, Cultivateur and Journeyman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glasson.

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Glasson Historical Records

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Glasson Life Expectancy

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