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Where did the German Gott family come from? What is the German Gott family crest and coat of arms? When did the Gott family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Gott family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Gotte, Gott, Godt, Goth, Gothe, Gode, Godde, Gohde, Gode, Gade, Gadde and many more.
First found in Bavaria, where the name was closely identified in early medieval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs. Like many surnames, the name Gott began as a personal name. Gott was a short form of any of several German personal names which began with that word, which means "good" or "God."
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gott research. Another 146 words(10 lines of text) covering the year 1745 is included under the topic Early Gott History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Gott Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Gott Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
Gott Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
Gott Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Gott Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gott 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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