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


Similar surnames: Platz, Gatz, Glatt, Glantz, Gratz, Blatz, Plate, Blatt, Goltz, Ratz

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Glatz Family Origin

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Glatz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Brewery Man

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Glatz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Glatz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Glatz family was Brewery Man. Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glatz.

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Between 1951 and 2004, Glatz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Glatz in 1951 was 45, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Glatz

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