Glatfelter Family History

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Glatfelter Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Swiss German Glattfelder (see Gladfelter).

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


Similar surnames: Gladfelter, Clotfelter, Glotfelty, Clodfelter, Glastetter, Hatler

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Glatfelter Family Origin

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Glatfelter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    23%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Farming

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Glatfelter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Glatfelter's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glatfelter. A less common occupation for the Glatfelter family was Farming.

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Glatfelter Historical Records

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Glatfelter Life Expectancy

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