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

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Going To School

    9%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farmer Son

    3%

In 1881, 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. The most common Glenn occupation in Canada was Farmer. 48% of Glenn's were Farmers.

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Glenn Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Glenn

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