Gleich Family History

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Gleich Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German geliche ‘equal’, ‘even’, ‘appropriate’, an element in numerous habitational names from which the surname may have arisen, for example Gleichen bei Kassel and Gleichen bei Brettach in Württemberg.

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


Similar surnames: Gleim, Eich, Gleicher, Reich, Lerch, Teich, Leicht, Bleich, Flesch

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Gleich Family Origin

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Gleich Family Occupations

What did your Gleich ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gleich occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Gleich's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gleich. A less common occupation for the Gleich family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

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

Gleich Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gleich Life Expectancy

What is the average Gleich lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Gleich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Gleich in 1953 was 54, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gleich

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gleich 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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