Gladfelter Family History
Gladfelter Name Meaning
Americanized form of Swiss German Glattfelder: habitational name for someone from a place north of Zurich named Glattfelden from Old High German glat ‘plane shiny’ + feld ‘open country’. The surname Glattfelder is also found in southern Germany. Compare Clodfelder Clodfelter Clotfelter Glatfelter and Glotfelty .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press