Glazer Family History

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Glazer Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German and Ashkenazic Jewish Glaser or Gläser (see Glaser). Slovenian spelling of German Glaser. It is found mainly in the foothills of Pohorje mountain in eastern Slovenia, where many glassworks were in operation until the end of the 19th century.

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

Similar surnames: Glaser, Glazner, Glanzer, Glatzer, Blazer, Lazer, Graber, Gaber

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Glazer Family Origin

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Glazer Family Occupations

What did your Glazer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Glazer family was Paper Hanger. The most common Glazer occupation in the UK was Farm Bailiff. 17% of Glazer's were Farm Bailiffs. Farm Bailiff, Furniture Dealer and Iron Forge Roller Unemployed were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glazer.

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  • Farm Bailiff

  • Furniture Dealer

  • Iron Forge Roller Unemployed

  • Paper Hanger


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Glazer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Glazer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Glazer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Glazer 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Glazer. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Glazer. For the veterans among your Glazer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Glazer Life Expectancy

What is the average Glazer lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Glazer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Glazer in 1948 was 43, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Glazer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Glazer 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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