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Gleaves Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): variant of Gleave

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


Similar surnames: Glaves, Greaves, Glave, Leaver, Cleaves, Greaver, Leavens, Reaves

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Gleaves Family Origin

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Gleaves Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Physician

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gleaves. A less common occupation for the Gleaves family was Physician. The most common Gleaves occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Gleaves's were Farmers.

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Gleaves Life Expectancy

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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