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Gleason Name Meaning

Irish (Munster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Glasáin, from a diminutive of glas ‘green’, ‘blue’, ‘gray’.

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


Similar surnames: Glendon, Glennon, Glasson, Greason, Gleeson, Eason, Alexson, Gregson

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Gleason Family Origin

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Gleason Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Servant

    8%
  • Cultivateur

    6%

In 1881, the most common Gleason occupation in Canada was Farmer. 36% of Gleason's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gleason. A less common occupation for the Gleason family was Cultivateur.

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Gleason Historical Records

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Gleason Life Expectancy

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