Glatfelter Family History

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Glatfelter Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Swiss German Glattfelder (see Gladfelter).

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


Similar surnames: Gladfelter, Clotfelter, Glotfelty, Clodfelter, Glastetter, Hatler

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Glatfelter Family Origin

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Glatfelter Family Occupations

What did your Glatfelter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Glatfelter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Glatfelter's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glatfelter. A less common occupation for the Glatfelter family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    23%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Farming

    3%

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Glatfelter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Glatfelter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Glatfelter census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Glatfelter. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Glatfelter. For the veterans among your Glatfelter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Glatfelter Life Expectancy

What is the average Glatfelter lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Glatfelter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Glatfelter in 1953 was 58, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Glatfelter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Glatfelter ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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