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Goethe Early Origins



The surname Goethe 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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Goethe Spelling Variations


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Goethe Spelling Variations



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

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Goethe Early History


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Goethe Early History



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

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Goethe Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Goethe Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable members of the surname Goethe 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 Goethe 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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Contemporary Notables of the name Goethe (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Goethe (post 1700)



  • Johann Wolfgang Goethe, German poet, novelist, dramatist, humanist, scientist, theorist, painter, and for ten years Chief minister of State for the Duchy of Weimar

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. 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).
    7. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    11. ...

    The Goethe Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Goethe 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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