First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Glaser

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  • According to a user from California, United States, the name Glaser is of German origin and means ""Glass maker"".

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  1. United States physicist who invented the bubble chamber to study subatomic particles (born in 1926)
  1. plural of Glas

Notable Persons With the Last Name Glaser

He has had major accomplishments since 1966. Paul was given the name Paul Manfred Glaser on March 25th, 1943. Paul is also known as Paul M. Glaser, Paul Glaser, Michael Glaser, Mike Glaser, and P.M. Glaser.


Nikki was given the name Nicole Rene Glaser on June 1st, 1984 in Cincinnati.


Jon Glaser is an actor, comedian, writer, producer, and director. His most notable accomplishments were from 1996 to present. Jon was given the name Jonathan Daniel Glaser on June 20th, 1968 in Chicago.


Milton Glaser is an artist. Milton was born on June 26th, 1929 in New York City, New York, U.S.


Elizabeth was given the name Elizabeth Meyer on November 11th, 1947. She passed away on December 3rd, 1994.


Tompall Glaser was a country music and outlaw country singing. He plays Vocals. He was most prominent from 1950 to 2013. Tompall was given the name Thomas Paul Glaser on September 3rd, 1933 in Spalding, Nebraska, U.S. He died on August 13th, 2013.


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Popularity of Glaser as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Glaser U.S.
  White 94.59% 64.26%
  African American 0.37% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.58% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.23% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.73% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.50% 16.26%

Of Last Name Glaser

People with the last name Glaser are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Glaser

  • How Popular is the name Glaser? As a last name Glaser was the 3,493rd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Glaser first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Glaser is Wednesday, March 4th, 1903.
  • How unique is the name Glaser? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Glaser. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Glaser: Your name in reverse order is Resalg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rgalse. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Glaser? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 10,235 people with the last name Glaser.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Glaser? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Glaser as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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