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Gottwald Early Origins



The surname Gottwald was first found in Silesia, where the name could be considered to make a great early contribution to the feudal society which became the backbone of early development in Europe. The name became prominent in local affairs and branched into many houses which played important roles in savage tribal and national conflicts, each group seeking power and status in an ever changing territorial profile.

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Gottwald Spelling Variations


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Gottwald Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gottwald, Gotwald, Gottwalt, Gottwaldt and many more.

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Gottwald Early History


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Gottwald Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gottwald research. Another 180 words (13 lines of text) covering the year 1728 is included under the topic Early Gottwald History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gottwald Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gottwald Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gottwald 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:

Gottwald Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johann Bardel Gottwald, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1751

Gottwald Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Theodor Gottwald, aged 22, who arrived in New York, NY in 1849 [1]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)
  • Karl Gottwald, who landed in America in 1869 [1]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)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gottwald (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gottwald (post 1700)



  • George J. Gottwald (1914-2002), American Bishop of the Catholic Church, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of St. Louis from 1961-1988
  • Peter Gottwald Jr, American silver and bronze medalist Paralympian athlete
  • Frederick Carl Gottwald (1858-1941), American traditionalist painter
  • Siegfried Johannes Gottwald (1943-2015), German mathematician, logician and historian of science, Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy at University of Leipzig
  • Clytus Gottwald (b. 1925), German composer, conductor and musicologist
  • Franziska Gottwald, German mezzo-soprano singer in opera and concert from Marburg
  • Michal Gottwald (b. 1981), Slovak football forward
  • Felix Gottwald (b. 1976), Austrian three-time Olympic and World Championship gold medalist and Nordic combined athlete
  • Klement Gottwald (1896-1953), Czech politician, President of the Republic of Czechoslovakia in 1948

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ 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)

Other References

  1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  2. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
  3. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
  4. 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).
  5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  6. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
  7. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
  8. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
  9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  10. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
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The Gottwald Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gottwald 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 30 September 2015 at 11:25.

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