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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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Where is the Glatz family from?

You can see how Glatz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Glatz family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Glatz families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 5 Glatz families living in Cheshire. This was about 63% of all the recorded Glatz's in United Kingdom. Cheshire had the highest population of Glatz families in 1891.
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What did your Glatz ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Glatz. 100% of Glatz women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Passenger Lists

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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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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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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