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Glatz Family History

Glatz Name Meaning
nickname for a bald man, from Middle High German gla(t)z ‘bald head’, ‘bald’ (a derivative of Middle High German, Old High German glat ‘smooth’, ‘shiny’, an equivalent of Glad), German Glatze ‘baldness’. In some cases the German surname may be topographic for someone living on a bare, treeless hill.habitational name from Glatz, the German name of Klodzko in Lower Silesia.

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

44,744 Historical Documents with Glatz on Ancestry.com
14,573 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
7,735 Military Records
1,588 Immigration Records
4,459 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Glatz Families

  • Number of Glatz families
     17 - 31
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Glatz families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Glatz last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Glatz Family Origin

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Glatz Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Glatz

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Glatz Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Glatz census records

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Glatz Civil War Service Records

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