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Gouda Early Origins



The surname Gouda was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Amsterdam, an ancient 13th century town held by the Lords of Amstel. Giesebrecht II built a castle there. Geisbrecht III built the dam to keep out the sea. It is first mentioned in charters of 1275 when Floris IV, the count of Holland granted its charter. It became a city of great mercantile wealth. It hold great treasures of art. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

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Gouda Spelling Variations


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Gouda Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gouda, Goudas, Goude, Goudes, Gouds, Goudda, Gouddas, van Gouda and many more.

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Gouda Early History


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Gouda Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gouda research. Another 274 words (20 lines of text) covering the year 1582 is included under the topic Early Gouda History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gouda Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gouda Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gouda 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:

Gouda Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Gouda, who arrived in Maryland in 1671

Gouda Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Charles Gouda, who arrived in New York in 1756

Gouda Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J Gouda, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gouda (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gouda (post 1700)



  • Louis Gouda, American Democrat politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Griswold, 1939-40

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    6. Grattan, Thomas Colley. Holdan The History of the Netherlands. Charleston, SC: Biblio Bazaar LLC, 2007. Print.
    7. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Gouda Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gouda 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 23 October 2015 at 10:55.

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