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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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    4. 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).
    5. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    7. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    8. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    9. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    10. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    11. ...

    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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