Guth History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The surname Guth developed into a surname independently, from a few sources. It evolved from the Low German word "Gude," meaning "good. " It came from the Frisian word "Gudde." As well as from the German Gut(h), which was used in the Middle Ages to refer to a free man of noble birth.

Early Origins of the Guth family

The surname Guth was first found in Hamburg, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs. Gude is also connected to several place names in the Holstein region. The earliest instance of the name appears to be of a knight in Upper Alsace in 1251 with the name Guotman. A Herman der Guot is on record in Suz in 1236; and a Gerhard de Guden was on record in Kolberg in 1277.

Important Dates for the Guth family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Guth research. Another 106 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1581, 1696, 1730, 1765, 1635, 1689, 1645, 1698, 1684, 1698, 1400 and 1468 are included under the topic Early Guth History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Guth Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Gude, Gudde, Gudenau, Gudentz, Guenus, Güder, Gudiel, Gudin, Guedin, Guchte, Gute, Guten, Guter, Guth, Gutte, Gutteling, Guttenberg, Guettenberg, Guttenberg and many more.

Early Notables of the Guth family (pre 1700)

Notables of the time included Marquard Gude (1635-1689), a German archaeologist and classical scholar; Johann Gottfried von Guttenberg (1645-1698), Franconian nobleman, Prince-Bishop of Würzburg 1684-1698; and Johann...
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Guth migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Guth Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johan Guth, who landed in New York in 1709 [1]
  • Henrich Guth, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1730 [1]
  • Debalt Guth, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1738 [1]
  • Lorentz Guth, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1738 [1]
  • Jacob Guth, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1742 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Guth Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Charles Guth, aged 35, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1802 [1]
  • Anthony Guth, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, PL in 1838 [1]
  • Antony Guth, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1838 [1]
  • George Guth, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1842 [1]
  • Eduard Guth, who landed in America in 1853 [1]
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Contemporary Notables of the name Guth (post 1700)

  • Alan Harvey Guth (b. 1947), American theoretical physicist and cosmologist
  • Eugene Guth (1905-1990), American physicist noted for several pioneering discoveries that advanced the field of polymer physics
  • William Westley Guth (1871-1929), American Methodist clergyman and college president
  • Paul D. Guth, American Republican politician, Candidate for Pennsylvania State Senate 8th District, 1958 [2]
  • Joe Guth, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1940 [2]
  • Paul Guth (1910-1997), French humorist, journalist, and writer
  • Erwin A Guth (b. 1926), German born, Australian sculptor

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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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