Glaus Family History

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Glaus Name Meaning

Swiss German: from the dialect personal name Glaus, a reduced form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas).

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

Similar surnames: Glass, Claus, Klaus, Gaus, Glas, Gloss, Glos, Grau, Class, Laut

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Glaus Family Origin

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Glaus Family Occupations

What did your Glaus ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Glaus. 16% of Glaus men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Glaus women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Glaus were Farming and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Labor
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
  • Housewife
  • Assistante Professor
  • Bookkeeper

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

Glaus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Glaus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Glaus 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 553 immigration records available for the last name Glaus. 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 516 military records available for the last name Glaus. For the veterans among your Glaus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Glaus Life Expectancy

What is the average Glaus lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Glaus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Glaus in 1962 was 72, and 54 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Glaus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Glaus ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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