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Multiple Origins for the Surname Glazer


English


The origins of the Glazer surname lie with the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name Glazer began when someone in that family worked as a person who worked as a glazier. The surname was originally derived from the Old English word glaes, which described a person who manufactured glass objects.

Glazer Early Origins



The surname Glazer was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat from very early times.

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Glazer Spelling Variations


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Glazer Spelling Variations



One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations under which the name Glazer has appeared include Glazier, Glazer, Glasier and others.

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Glazer Early History


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Glazer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Glazer research. Another 257 words (18 lines of text) covering the year 1379 is included under the topic Early Glazer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Glazer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Glazer Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Glazer Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Glazer In Ireland


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Glazer In Ireland



Some of the Glazer family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 119 words (8 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Glazer arrived in North America very early:

Glazer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Lenhard Glazer, aged 46, landed in Pennsylvania in 1737
  • John Glazer, who arrived in Mississippi in 1798

Glazer Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Basche Glazer, aged 43, who emigrated to the United States from London, in 1904
  • Aaron Kitno Glazer, aged 21, who emigrated to the United States from London, in 1905
  • Chane Glazer, aged 4, who landed in America, in 1905
  • Eisiz Glazer, aged 18, who emigrated to America from Jagorny, Russia, in 1914
  • Alec Glazer, aged 17, who emigrated to America from London, England, in 1916
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Glazer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Glazer (post 1700)



  • Matt Glazer, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2004
  • Margaret Glazer, American politician, Representative from California 37th District, 2000
  • Louis B. Glazer, American politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Kings County 15th District, 1937; Candidate for New York State Senate 10th District, 1938
  • Joseph J. Glazer, American Democrat politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Kings County 6th District, 1944
  • Joseph Glazer, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1984
  • Candy Glazer, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 2000 (alternate), 2004; Presidential Elector for Massachusetts, 2012
  • Sidney Glazer, American historian and educator
  • Thomas Zachariah "Tom" Glazer (1914-2003), American folk singer and songwriter
  • Nathan Glazer (b. 1924), American sociologist, writer and educator
  • Malcolm Irving Glazer (b. 1928), American businessman and sports-team owner
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Glazer Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    2. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    3. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    4. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    6. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    7. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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    The Glazer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Glazer 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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