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Gottlieb Family History

Gottlieb Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the personal name Gottlieb. As a German personal name this is for the most part a translation of Greek Theophilos (‘one who loves God’) that became very popular in the 17th and 18th centuries with the rise of the Pietist movement. Among German Jews, it existed, independently from German Christians, since the Middle Ages.German: from the personal name Goteleib, based on Old High German god, got ‘god’ + leiba ‘offspring’, ‘son’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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17,377 Military Records
19,140 Immigration Records
29,028 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Gottlieb Families

  • Number of Gottlieb families
     251 - 499
     84 - 250
     1 - 83
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gottlieb families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gottlieb last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Gottlieb Family Origin

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Gottlieb Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Gottlieb

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Gottlieb Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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