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Glasser Family History

Glasser Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Glaser.

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


Similar surnames: Glasner, Glaser, Glasier, Glosser, Glassner, Gasser, Glaeser, Plaster

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Where is the Glasser family from?

You can see how Glasser families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Glasser family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Glasser families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 32 Glasser families living in Ontario. This was about 91% of all the recorded Glasser's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Glasser families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Glasser surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Glasser ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Glasser. 55% of Glasser men worked as a Farmer.

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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 Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    55%
  • Labourer
    25%
  • Engineer
    10%
  • Painter
    10%
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What Glasser family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Glasser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Glasser census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Glasser. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Glasser. For the veterans among your Glasser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Glasser lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Glasser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Glasser in 1950 was 37, and 80 in 2004.

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