Gladfelter Family History

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Gladfelter Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Swiss German Glattfelder, a habitational name for someone from a place north of Zurich named Glattfelden, from Old High German glat ‘plane’, ‘shiny’ + feld ‘open country’.

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


Similar surnames: Glatfelter, Felter, Gfeller, Glatter, Glastetter, Laufer, Kletter

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Gladfelter Family Origin

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Gladfelter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gladfelter family was Carpenter. The most common Gladfelter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Gladfelter's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gladfelter.

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Gladfelter Historical Records

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Gladfelter Life Expectancy

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