Glenn Family History

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Glenn Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish (Donegal): see Glenny.

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


Similar surnames: Glenny, Glenna, Glen, Glynn, Glennie, Lenn, Linn, Glenney, Gean, Ginn

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Glenn Family Origin

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Glenn Family Occupations

What did your Glenn ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Glenn occupation in Canada was Farmer. 48% of Glenn's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Glenn family was Farmer Son. Farmer, Going To School and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glenn.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Going To School

    9%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farmer Son

    3%

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

Glenn Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Glenn Life Expectancy

What is the average Glenn lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Glenn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Glenn in 1941 was 38, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Glenn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Glenn 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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