Gledhill Family History

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Gledhill Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Gledhill, a place in West Yorkshire, named from Old English gleoda ‘kite’ + hyll ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Greenhill, Tuthill, Gladhill, Ledwell, Gladish, Gill, Grill, Gladwell

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Gledhill Family Origin

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Gledhill Family Occupations

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  • Brakeman

    17%
  • Cloth Manufaction

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Music Teacher

    17%

In 1881, the most common Gledhill occupation in Canada was Brakeman. 17% of Gledhill's were Brakemans. A less common occupation for the Gledhill family was Music Teacher. Brakeman, Cloth Manufaction and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gledhill.

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Gledhill Historical Records

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Gledhill Life Expectancy

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