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Glaser Name Meaning

German and Swiss German (also Gläser): occupational name for a glass blower or glazier, from an agent derivative of Middle High German glas ‘glass’. This name is widespread throughout central Europe. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a glass blower or glazier, from the German word Glaser.

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


Similar surnames: Blaser, Graser, Graber, Plaster, Glazer, Glauber, Lader, Flasher

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Glaser Family Origin

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Glaser Family Occupations

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  • Jeweller

    29%
  • Charwoman

    14%
  • Domestic Servant

    14%
  • General Porter

    14%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Glaser family was General Porter. The most common Glaser occupation in the UK was Jeweller. 29% of Glaser's were Jewellers. Jeweller, Charwoman and Domestic Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glaser.

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Glaser Historical Records

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Glaser Life Expectancy

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