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Gottfried Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements god, got ‘god’ + frid(u) ‘peace’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German Gott ‘God’ + Friede ‘peace’, or ornamental adoption of the German personal name as a surname.

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


Similar surnames: Gottlieb, Fried, Siegfried, Godfrey, Gothard, Manfred, Rottier

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Gottfried Family Origin

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Gottfried Family Occupations

What did your Gottfried ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Brick Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gottfried. The most common Gottfried occupation in the USA was Farmer. 12% of Gottfried's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gottfried family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Brick Maker

    8%
  • Farming

    8%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gottfried ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gottfried Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gottfried. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gottfried census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Gottfried. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Gottfried. For the veterans among your Gottfried ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gottfried Life Expectancy

What is the average Gottfried lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Gottfried life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gottfried in 1961 was 53, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gottfried

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gottfried ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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