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The history of the name Glazier dates back to the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It is derived from a member of the family who 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.

Glazier Early Origins



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

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Glazier Spelling Variations


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Glazier Spelling Variations



Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Glazier has undergone many spelling variations, including Glazier, Glazer, Glasier and others.

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Glazier Early History


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Glazier Early History



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

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Glazier Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Glazier Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Glazier In Ireland


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Glazier In Ireland



Some of the Glazier 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



To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Glazier were among those contributors:

Glazier Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Glazier, who purchased land at Woburn, Massachusetts, about the year 1640

Glazier Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Conrad Glazier, who came to New York in 1847
  • Thomas Glazier, aged 22, arrived in New York in 1849
  • J Glazier, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851
  • Anthony Glazier, who settled in Ohio in 1853
  • Simon Glazier, aged 36, landed in San Francisco, California in 1867
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Glazier Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Bearmsly Glazier U.E., "Heirs" who settled in Carleton [Saint John City], New Brunswick c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

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Contemporary Notables of the name Glazier (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Glazier (post 1700)



  • Eve Glazier, American actress, known for her wok on Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954) and Cheers (1982)
  • Richard Glazier (b. 1955), American politician, Member of the North Carolina House of Representatives (2003-)
  • Teresa Ferster Glazier (1908-2004), American nonfiction writer, perhaps best known for her co-authored book The Least You Should Know About English
  • George G. Glazier, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from New York County, 1843-44
  • Frederick P. Glazier, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1912; Member of Massachusetts State House of Representatives Tenth Middlesex District, 1923-24
  • Frank Porter Glazier (1862-1922), American Republican politician, Member of Michigan State Senate 10th District, 1903-04; Michigan State Treasurer, 1905-08
  • Frank D. Glazier, American politician, Delegate to Connecticut convention to ratify 21st amendment 4th District, 1933
  • Frank D. Glazier, American Republican politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Glastonbury; Elected 1904
  • Daniel Glazier, American politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Willington, 1824, 1829, 1833
  • Blanche Glazier, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1940
  • ... (Another 6 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  2. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  4. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  5. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  6. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  8. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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The Glazier Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Glazier 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.

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