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Gluck Name Meaning

German (also Glück): from Middle High German g(e)lücke ‘luck’ (of uncertain origin not attested before the late 12th century) hence a nickname for someone considered fortunate perhaps someone who had had a narrow escape. This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine). Jewish (Ashkenazic; Glück): artificial name from German Glück ‘luck’ (Yiddish glik). Compare Glick and Glueck .

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

Similar surnames: Glock, Fluck, Blick, Guck, Luck, Gauck, Glueck, Kruck, Bruck, Shuck

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Where is the Gluck family from?

You can see how Gluck families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gluck family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gluck families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 5 Gluck families living in Alberta. This was about 36% of all the recorded Gluck's in Canada. Alberta and 1 other province had the highest population of Gluck families in 1911.
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What did your Gluck ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Gluck. 43% of Gluck men worked as a Labourer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Labourer
  • Farmer
  • Laborer
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Passenger Lists

There are 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Gluck. 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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There are 13,000 military records available for the last name Gluck. For the veterans among your Gluck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gluck lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Gluck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gluck in 1940 was 52, and 77 in 2004.

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