The origin of the proud surname Gottlibe can be traced to the historic kingdom of Bohemia, which is now part of Czechoslovakia. German surnames developed at a time when most of Bohemia, and most of the German provinces, were states of the Holy Roman Empire
. At first people used only a single name, but as the population grew and people began to travel, they began to find it necessary to take on an additional name to differentiate themselves.
Early Origins of the Gottlibe family
The surname Gottlibe was first found in Bohemia, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal
System and the nation.
Early History of the Gottlibe family
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Gottlibe Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Gottlieb, Godlieb, Gottlieber, Gotlieb, Gotlieber, Godlieber, Gotleeb and many more.
Early Notables of the Gottlibe family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Gottlibe family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Johann Gottlib, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1786; as well as Joseph Gottlib in 1856. Isaac Gottlieb arrived in Philadelphia in 1868.