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Glock Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German glocke ‘bell’ hence a topographic name for someone who lived by the bell tower of a church a topographic or habitational name referring to a house distinguished by the sign of a bell or a metonymic occupational name for a sexton (who among other duties was responsible for ringing the church bell) or a town crier (who used a handbell to draw attention).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Klock, Lock, Flock, Block, Gluck, Rock, Stock, Plock, Hock, Plack

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Where is the Glock family from?

You can see how Glock families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Glock family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Glock families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 15 Glock families living in Alberta. This was about 58% of all the recorded Glock's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Glock families in 1911.
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What did your Glock ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Glock. 17% of Glock men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Glock women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Glock were Clerk and Maid. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
  • Clerk
  • Maid
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Glock. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Glock. For the veterans among your Glock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Glock lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Glock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Glock in 1942 was 46, and 77 in 2004.

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