The German state of Saxony
is the glorious birthplace of the distinguished surname Gottschalt. 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 Gottschalt family
The surname Gottschalt 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
Early History of the Gottschalt family
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Gottschalt 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 Gottschalt family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Gottschalt family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Gottschalt Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- George Gottschalt, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1765 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)