Glavan Family History

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Glavan Name Meaning

Slovenian, Croatian, Serbian, Romanian, and Greek (Glavanis): nickname for a big-headed person, from a derivative of South Slavic glava ‘head’.

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


Similar surnames: Glaza, Hlavac, Hlavin, Lapan, Glahn, Lavan, Mlakar, Glaab, Slavin

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Glavan Family Origin

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Glavan Family Occupations

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Glavan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Glavan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Glavan 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Glavan. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Glavan. For the veterans among your Glavan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Glavan Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Glavan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Glavan in 1950 was 26, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Glavan 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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