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

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

What did your Glatz ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith

  • Brewery Man


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Glatz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Glatz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Glatz 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Glatz. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Glatz. For the veterans among your Glatz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Glatz Life Expectancy

What is the average Glatz lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Glatz 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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