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Gloss Early Origins



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

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Gloss Spelling Variations


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Gloss Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Glasau, Glaser, Glas, Glesau, Gleser, Glossauer, Gleissenaur, Klassau and many more.

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Gloss Early History


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Gloss Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gloss research. Another 228 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1740 and 1787 are included under the topic Early Gloss History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gloss Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gloss Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gloss 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gloss Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Jacob Gloss, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1751
  • John Jacob Gloss, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1765
  • Martin Gloss, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1765
  • Michael Gloss, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1765
  • David Gloss, who settled in Boston in 1776

Gloss Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Francois Joseph Gloss, who came to America in 1838
  • Balthas Gloss, who came to North America in 1848
  • Friedrich Gloss, who arrived in Brazil in 1885

Gloss Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Christian Gloss, who arrived in New York, NY in 1900

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gloss (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gloss (post 1700)



  • Charles A. Gloss, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1952

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    7. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    8. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    10. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
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    The Gloss Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gloss 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 16 November 2015 at 11:29.

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