The surname Glatzel was first found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power. They were originally seated at Altdorf in Bavaria.
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Spelling variations of this family name include: Glatz, Glats, Glattz, Gletz, Glettz and others.
Early Notables of the Glatzel family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Glatzel family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Henderick and Anna Elizh Glatz, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1752; Henrich Glatz, who immigrated to Pennsylvania in 1752; Henry Glatz, who emigrated with his family from Bremen, Germany, and arrived in New York in 1850.