Glaser Family History
Glaser Name Meaning
German and Swiss German (also Gläser); Dutch: occupational name for a glass blower or glazier from an agent derivative of Middle High German and Middle Dutch glas ‘glass’. This surname is also found elsewhere in central Europe e.g. in Czechia and Slovenia; see also 4 below. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a glass blower or glazier from German Glaser. English (Essex and Middlesex): occupational name from Middle English glazier glas(i)er glac(i)er ‘glass maker glazier’ (see Glazier ). Germanized or Americanized form of Polish Czech Slovenian and Croatian Glazer Slovak Glázer Slovenian Glažer Slovenian and Croatian Glažar Polish Glazar surnames of (ultimate) German origin (see 1 above).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022