Glatz Family History
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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