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Gotthard Early Origins



The surname Gotthard was first found in Thuringia, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Gotthard Spelling Variations


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Gotthard Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Goethe, Goeth, Gothe, Gotthe, Gotha, Goethel and others.

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Gotthard Early History


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Gotthard Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gotthard research. Another 235 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1816, 1749, 1832 and 1782 are included under the topic Early Gotthard History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gotthard Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gotthard Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable members of the surname Gotthard in this period were Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832), "Germany's Shakespeare" and her greatest author. He was elevated to the nobility at the request of...

Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gotthard 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 were:

Gotthard Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Theodor Gotthard, who landed in America in 1852
  • Julius Karl Gotthard, who arrived in North America in 1854

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    2. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    5. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    6. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    7. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    10. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
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    The Gotthard Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gotthard 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 11 April 2014 at 14:53.

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