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Gotch Early Origins



The surname Gotch was first found in Bavaria, where the name Gotch was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Gotch Spelling Variations


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Gotch Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gichtl, Giech, Gach, Kitchel, Gittelde, Gische, Gitchel, Glich, Kitscher, Gochelet, Goegel, Goschl, Gotsche and many more.

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Gotch Early History


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Gotch Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gotch research. Another 227 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1509, 1680, 1695, 1712, 1638 and 1710 are included under the topic Early Gotch History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gotch Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gotch Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gotch 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: Louisa Kitchel, who arrived at the port of Baltimore in 1828; as well as A. and R. Gitchell, who arrived at the port of San Francisco in 1851.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gotch (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gotch (post 1700)



  • Frank Alvin Gotch (1878-1917), American professional wrestler and World Heavyweight Champion from 1908 to 1913
  • Francis Gotch (1853-1913), British neurophysiologist
  • John Alfred Gotch (1852-1942), British architect and architectural historian
  • Brad Gotch (b. 1962), former Australian rules footballer
  • Thomas Cooper Gotch (1854-1931), English Pre-Raphaelite painter and book illustrator

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Gotch Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    2. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    10. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
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    The Gotch Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gotch 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 8 December 2015 at 22:15.

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