Goll History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Goll family
The surname Goll was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in North Holland, a province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Amsterdam, Haarlem and Hilversum. It was the seat of the old Counts of Holland. Seat of one of the oldest families is Brederode Castle near Haarlem. There are many old and quaint towns in the province. including Medemblik, Enkhuizen, Hoorn, Edam, and Monnikendam. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.
Early History of the Goll family
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Goll Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Goll, Gollen, Golen, Göleng, Golfin, Gollenhofer, Goller, Gölles, Golliz, Golling, Gollnhüter, Göllnitz, Gollmitz, Gollut and many more.
Early Notables of the Goll family (pre 1700)
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Goll migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Goll Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Balthas Goll, who settled in Philadelphia in 1754
- Balthasar Goll, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1765
Goll Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Cathrine Goll, who arrived in New York in 1832
- Anne Marie Goll, who settled in New York in 1845
Goll migration to Australia +
Emigration to Australia
followed the First Fleets
of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:
Goll Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- Charles Goll, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Candahar" in 1850 
Contemporary Notables of the name Goll (post 1700) +
- Paul Goll, American rock guitarist, best known for being a member of Donnie Iris and the Cruisers
- Charles L. Goll, American politician, Candidate for Circuit Judge in Michigan 28th Circuit, 1899 
- Claire Goll (1890-1977), born Clara Aischmann, German-born, French writer and journalist
- Yvan Goll (1891-1950), French-German poet
- Friedrich Goll (1829-1903), Swiss neuroanatomist
- Hannes Heinz Goll (1934-1999), Austrian sculptor, printmaker and painter
- Edward Goll (1884-1949), Bohemian-born, Australian pianist who often played for Queen Marie of Romania
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