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Glotzbach Family History

Glotzbach Name Meaning
German: of uncertain origin; possibly from a creek so named or a variant of Glutzbach, from Old High German (h)lut ‘clear’ + bach ‘stream’.

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

8,114 Historical Documents with Glotzbach on Ancestry.com
1,785 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
292 Military Records
104 Immigration Records
1,246 Census and Voter Lists
4,687 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Glotzbach Families

  • Number of Glotzbach families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Glotzbach Family Origin

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Glotzbach Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Glotzbach

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Glotzbach Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Glotzbach Civil War Service Records

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