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The Glaeser name comes from the Middle High German "glas," meaning "glass," and as such was an occupational name for a glass blower or glazier.

Glaeser Early Origins



The surname Glaeser was first found in Prussia, where bearers of the name Glaeser held a family seat.

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Glaeser Spelling Variations


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Glaeser Spelling Variations



Many cultural groups lived in the German states in medieval times. Each had its own dialect and traditions, and unique variations of popular names. Low German, which is similar to contemporary Dutch, was spoken in Westphalia. German names are characterized by additions such as regional suffixes and phrases that tell something about the origin or background of its original bearer. Further contributing to the variation in German names was the fact that there were no spelling rules in medieval times: scribes recorded names according to their sound. The recorded spelling variations of Glaeser include Glaeser, Glasser, Glaesser, Glazer, Glasse and many more.

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Glaeser Early History


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Glaeser Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Glaeser research. Another 253 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1788, 1776, 1615, 1670, 1663, 1629 and 1675 are included under the topic Early Glaeser History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Glaeser Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Glaeser Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent bearers of the family name Glaeser during this time period were Christopher Glaser (1615-c.1670), Swiss pharmaceutical chemist and author, best known for his reference Traité de la chymie (Paris, 1663), which went through ten...

Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Glaeser Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



The state of Prussia was a great influence on the shape of modern Germany. After the Second World War, Prussia's land was divided among the Soviet Union, Poland, East Germany and West Germany and the state was abolished. Some Prussians remained in those countries after the war, while many others migrated to North America in search of a new start. Philadelphia was their primary point of entry to the United States, after which many of them moved on to Ohio, Texas, Illinois, California, New York, and Maryland. A large number of Prussians also migrated to Ontario and the prairie provinces as United Empire Loyalists. Analysis of immigration records has shown some of the first Glaesers to arrive in North America, and among them were: Dietrich Glaser, who came to America with his wife and three children in 1709; Johann Glaser came to Canada in 1783; Gottlieb Glaser came to Texas in 1854..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Glaeser (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Glaeser (post 1700)



  • Matt Glaeser (b. 1985), American soccer player
  • Edward Ludwig "Ed" Glaeser (b. 1967), American economist and Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics at Harvard University
  • Georges Glaeser (1918-2002), French mathematician and director of the IREM of Strasbourg
  • Ernst Glaeser (1902-1963), German novelist critical of the modern era; his works include "Glanz und Elend der Deutschen" and "Jahrgang 1902"

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    2. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    7. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    8. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    9. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
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    The Glaeser Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Glaeser Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 12 December 2016 at 06:24.

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