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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Glosser

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Gloss"er
A polisher; one who gives a luster.

Etymology: See 1st Gloss

noun Gloss"er
A writer of glosses; a scholiast; a commentator.

Etymology: See 3d Gloss


gloss +‎ -er

  1. A writer of glosses; a scholiast; a commentator.
  2. A polisher; one who gives a luster.

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Popularity of Glosser as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Glosser U.S.
  White 96.72% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.96% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.91% 16.26%

Of Last Name Glosser

People with the last name Glosser are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Glosser

  • How Popular is the name Glosser? As a last name Glosser was the 31,587th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Glosser first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Glosser is Saturday, July 13th, 1895.
  • How unique is the name Glosser? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Glosser. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Glosser: Your name in reverse order is Ressolg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Srgoles. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Glosser? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 732 people with the last name Glosser.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Glosser? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Glosser as their last name since less than 1 person in 400k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Glossers Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Glosser born Jul 10, 1972

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ontario approximately on 1550. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.