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The German state of Saxony is the glorious birthplace of the distinguished surname Goetsch. In the medieval era, Germany was fragmented and inhabited by numerous Barbarian tribes, who fought amongst themselves for control of the land. The ancient dukedom of Saxony derived its name from the Germanic tribe named the Saxons, who occupied Saxony between the 2nd and the 6th centuries.

Goetsch Early Origins



The surname Goetsch was first found in Saxony, where the name Gottschalk emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region. Since the 13th century the surname has been closely associated with the social and economic advancement of the region's feudal society.

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Goetsch Spelling Variations


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Goetsch Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gottschalk, Gottshalk, Gottschalck, Gottchalk, Gottshalt, Gottschalck, Gottschaldt, Gottschalhs, Gottschall, Gottschalt, Gottschalg, Gottschlag, Gottschoclk, Gottschol, Gottschall, Gottechalk, Gottschlick, Gottschling, Gotshall, Gottshall, Gottshlick and many more.

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Goetsch Early History


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Goetsch Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Goetsch research. Another 225 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1728, 1805, 1823, 1909, 1829 and 1869 are included under the topic Early Goetsch History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Goetsch Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Goetsch Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Goetsch 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 were:

Goetsch Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Sophie Goetsch, aged 39, landed in America in 1843
  • Friedrich Wilhelm August Goetsch, who arrived in America in 1845
  • Charl Luise Frid Goetsch, aged 43, arrived in America in 1846
  • Charles Goetsch, who landed in Arkansas in 1895

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Contemporary Notables of the name Goetsch (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Goetsch (post 1700)



  • Samuel David Goetsch (b. 1879), American politician, Member of Iowa State Senate; Elected 1934

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Goetsch Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    2. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    3. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    10. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
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    The Goetsch Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Goetsch 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 19 October 2015 at 15:21.

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