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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. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    7. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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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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