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Glosser Name Meaning

German (also Glösser): variant of Glaser.

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


Similar surnames: Glasser, Closser, Slosser, Blosser, Gosser, Glasner, Glasier

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Where is the Glosser family from?

You can see how Glosser families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Glosser family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Glosser families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 5 Glosser families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 56% of all the recorded Glosser's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Glosser families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Glosser surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Glosser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Glosser. 19% of Glosser men worked as a Farmer and 26% of Glosser women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Glosser were Carpenter and Typist.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Carpenter
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    26%
  • Housekeeper
    15%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • Typist
    12%
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What Glosser family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Glosser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Glosser 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 399 immigration records available for the last name Glosser. 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 900 military records available for the last name Glosser. For the veterans among your Glosser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Glosser lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Glosser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Glosser in 1958 was 50, and 71 in 2004.

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