Gottlieb Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Gottlob, Gottfried, Gotlieb, Kottler, Ostler, Goethe, Getter, Gotter

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Gottlieb Family Origin

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Gottlieb Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Clerk

    5%
  • Merchant

    5%
  • Keeping House

    3%

In 1880, the most common Gottlieb occupation in the USA was Farmer. 8% of Gottlieb's were Farmers. Farmer, Clerk and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gottlieb. A less common occupation for the Gottlieb family was Keeping House.

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Gottlieb Historical Records

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Gottlieb Life Expectancy

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