Goethel History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Goethel family

The surname Goethel 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.

Early History of the Goethel family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Goethel research. Another 118 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1816, 1749, 1832 and 1782 are included under the topic Early Goethel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Goethel Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Goethel family (pre 1700)

Notable members of the surname Goethel 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 Goethel Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

United States Goethel migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Goethel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Christian Goethel, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1853

Contemporary Notables of the name Goethel (post 1700) +

  • Karl J. Goethel (b. 1930), American Democratic Party politician, Member of Wisconsin State Assembly from Eau Claire County 1st District; Elected 1958 [1]

  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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