The Gleaves Family History

This is a site where you can find information about the history of the Gleaves family.

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The Gleaves Family in the Census

Census Freqency of the Surname Gleaves
1841 Census17
1851 Census91
1861 Census171
1871 Census228
1881 Census330
1891 Census320
1901 Census480
1911 Census618

Most Frequent Forenames for the Gleaves Family in the Census

Name 1841 Census 1851 Census 1861 Census 1881 Census 1871 Census 1891 Census 1901 Census 1911 Census Total
William Gleaves 0 5 12 20 27 19 30 36
Mary Gleaves 0 6 15 16 23 18 27 33
John Gleaves 2 8 11 13 29 14 22 28
Thomas Gleaves 1 7 9 15 19 11 17 23
James Gleaves 2 8 7 13 15 11 17 22
Elizabeth Gleaves 1 4 8 9 15 9 15 15
Joseph Gleaves 3 5 11 9 7 5 12 13
Sarah Gleaves 0 4 6 5 11 9 12 13
George Gleaves 1 2 4 5 6 18 12 14
Samuel Gleaves 0 1 5 3 5 2 8 15
Emily Gleaves 1 2 2 2 7 7 11 13
Emma Gleaves 1 2 3 7 4 7 8 6
Jane Gleaves 0 2 4 7 8 4 4 6
Henry Gleaves 0 1 5 3 5 4 7 8
Martha Gleaves 0 1 6 2 4 2 9 5
Annie Gleaves 0 0 1 3 7 8 7 9
Margaret Gleaves 0 0 2 5 6 3 9 8
Alice Gleaves 0 0 0 2 4 4 11 12
Eliza Gleaves 1 2 4 2 4 7 8 3
Albert Gleaves 0 1 1 4 4 0 5 9

Your Family History Search

You can use the forms below to do automatic searches for the Gleaves family online amongst birth, marriage and death records from 1837, plus census transcripts for 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901 and many more...


Etymology and History of the Surname: Gleaves

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