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Glauber Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname or artificial name meaning ‘believer’ from German glauben ‘to believe’ + the noun suffix -er. German: from a personal name based on Old High German glou ‘intelligent perspicacious’ or a nickname with the same meaning from a noun derivative of Middle High German glau glou.

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


Similar surnames: Klauber, Tauber, Lauer, Laufer, Gruber, Glaser, Lauser, Graber

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Where is the Glauber family from?

You can see how Glauber families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Glauber family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Glauber families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 19 Glauber families living in Kentucky. This was about 36% of all the recorded Glauber's in USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Glauber families in 1880.
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What did your Glauber ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Glauber. 34% of Glauber men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Glauber women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Glauber were Salesman and Bookkeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Bookkeeper
    20%
  • Labor
    20%
  • Salesman
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    60%
  • Bookkeeper
    40%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Glauber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Glauber census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 703 immigration records available for the last name Glauber. 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 Cards

There are 411 military records available for the last name Glauber. For the veterans among your Glauber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Glauber lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Glauber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Glauber in 1962 was 69, and 77 in 2004.

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