Gogol Family History
Gogol Name Meaning
Polish, Ukrainian, and Jewish (from Ukraine): from Ukrainian gogol ‘wild duck’, ‘mallard’, a nickname denoting a wildfowler or acquired on account of some other association with the bird. The Jewish name may be ornamental. Jewish (from Poland): habitational name from Gogole, a village in northeastern Poland.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press