Glantz History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Glantz family

The surname Glantz was first found in Westphalia, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families in the western region. From the 13th century onwards the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

Early History of the Glantz family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Glantz research. Another 89 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1516, 1746, and 1852 are included under the topic Early Glantz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Glantz Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Glan, Glane, Gland, Glanner, Glannes, Glans, Glanz, Glen, Glane and many more.

Early Notables of the Glantz family (pre 1700)

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Glantz Ranking

In the United States, the name Glantz is the 11,382nd most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]


United States Glantz migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Glantz Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Jean Glantz, who settled in Louisiana in 1720
  • Hieronimus Glantz, who settled in Philadelphia in 1732
  • Hieronymus Glantz, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1732 [2]
  • Anton Glantz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1771 [2]
  • Anton Glantz, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1771
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Glantz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Ignatz Glantz, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1873 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Glantz (post 1700) +

  • Matthew Glantz, American professional poker player with estimated winnings of 3.7 million
  • Stanton Arnold Glantz, American professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco
  • Peter Glantz (b. 1975), American director of theater and film
  • Ezra "Jerry" Glantz (1945-1976), American handball goalkeeper for the USA Olympic team at the 1976 Montreal Summer Olympics
  • David M. Glantz (b. 1942), American military historian
  • Aaron Glantz (b. 1977), American journalist and author
  • Margo Glantz (b. 1930), Mexican writer, essayist, critic, and academic
  • Leib Glantz (1898-1964), Russian-born lyrical tenor cantor

Triangle Waist Company
  • Miss Rose Glantz, American worker who was at Triangle Waist Company factory at the Asch building in Greenwich Village on the 25th March 1911 when fire broke out; she survived the fire [3]


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  3. ^ Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire (retrieved on 3rd August 2021.) Retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triangle_Shirtwaist_Factory_fire


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