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Godehard Early Origins



The surname Godehard was first found in Thuringia, where the name emerged in mediaeval 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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Godehard Spelling Variations


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Godehard Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Goethe, Goeth, Gothe, Gotthe, Gotha, Goethel and others.

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Godehard Early History


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Godehard Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Godehard research. Another 235 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1816, 1749, 1832 and 1782 are included under the topic Early Godehard History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Godehard Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Godehard Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable members of the surname Godehard in this period were Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832), "Germany's Shakespeare" and her greatest author. He was elevated to the nobility at the request of...

Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Godehard 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 or some of its variants were: Johann Bernhart Goth, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1751; Carl Goeth came to Texas in 1852; as well as Ernst Goeth with his wife and two children. Christian Goethel arrived in Philadelphia in 1853. Marie Christiane Gothe came to America in 1859..

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    3. 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).
    4. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    5. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    6. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    7. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    8. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    10. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
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    The Godehard Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Godehard 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 11 April 2014 at 14:53.

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