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Glawson Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of North German Klausen or Klassen, patronymics from the personal name Klaus.

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


Similar surnames: Clawson, Glosson, Gladson, Aslakson, Ganson, Clayson, Glanton

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Glawson Family Origin

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Glawson Family Occupations

What did your Glawson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Mariner, Seaman and Farmers Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glawson. A less common occupation for the Glawson family was Labourer. The most common Glawson occupation in Canada was Mariner. 38% of Glawson's were Mariners.

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  • Mariner

    38%
  • Seaman

    14%
  • Farmers Son

    7%
  • Labourer

    7%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Glawson ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Glawson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Glawson Life Expectancy

What is the average Glawson lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Glawson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Glawson in 1948 was 53, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Glawson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Glawson 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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