Gless Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from Glessen near Cologne or from Glesse on the river of that name near Hameln. perhaps a reduced form of Swiss Glesser or Glessmann, variants of Glaser.

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


Similar surnames: Gress, Glass, Gloss, Guess, Glen, Lees, Leys, Pless, Leos, Glaus

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Gless Family Origin

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Gless Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Cooper

    7%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gless family was Cooper. The most common Gless occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Gless's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gless.

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Gless Historical Records

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Gless Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Gless life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Gless in 1963 was 44, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gless

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