Gotshall History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The German state of Saxony is the glorious birthplace of the distinguished surname Gotshall. 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.
Early Origins of the Gotshall family
The surname Gotshall 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.
Early History of the Gotshall family
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Gotshall 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.
Early Notables of the Gotshall family (pre 1700)
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Gotshall migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Gotshall Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Herman Gotshall, who arrived in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania in 1740 
- Herman and Chrits'r Gotshall, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1761
- Christr Gotshall, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1761 
Related Stories +
- ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)