Gleissner Family History

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Gleissner Name Meaning

German: derogatory nickname for a hypocrite, Middle High German glisenære.

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


Similar surnames: Gessner, Flessner, Leiser, Gmeiner, Weisser, Meissner, Weisner

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Gleissner Family Origin

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Gleissner Family Occupations

What did your Gleissner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gleissner occupation in the USA was Hotel Stewart. 33% of Gleissner's were Hotel Stewarts. A less common occupation for the Gleissner family was Works In Livery. Hotel Stewart and Wagon Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gleissner.

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  • Hotel Stewart

    33%
  • Wagon Maker

    33%
  • Works In Livery

    33%

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

Gleissner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gleissner Life Expectancy

What is the average Gleissner lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2003, in the United States, Gleissner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Gleissner in 1949 was 35, and 80 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gleissner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gleissner 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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