Early Origins of the Gottler family
The surname Gottler was first found in Bavaria
, where the name was closely identified in early medieval times with the feudal
society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs. Like many surnames, the name Gottler began as a personal name
. Gott was a short form of any of several German personal names which began with that word, which means "good" or "God."
Early History of the Gottler family
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Gottler Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Gotte, Gott, Godt, Goth, Gothe, Gode, Godde, Gohde, Gode, Gade, Gadde and many more.
Early Notables of the Gottler family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Gottler family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Gottler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- John Gottler, who landed in Texas in 1850-1906 CITATION[CLOSE]
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)
Contemporary Notables of the name Gottler (post 1700)
- Archie Gottler (1896-1959), American composer, screenwriter, actor, and film director, best known for his work with The Three Stooges and for composing "Hunting the Hun", a popular World War I song (1918)