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Gottwald Name Meaning

Eastern German: from a medieval personal name composed of the elements got ‘God’ or god ‘good’ + walt(an) ‘rule’.

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


Similar surnames: Ostwald, Gothard, Oswald, Gottfried, Gottman, Gotter, Ewald, Reinwald

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Gottwald Family Origin

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Gottwald Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Barber

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Butcher

    5%

In 1880, the most common Gottwald occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Gottwald's were Farmers. Farmer, Barber and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gottwald. A less common occupation for the Gottwald family was Butcher.

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Gottwald Historical Records

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Gottwald Life Expectancy

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Famous Gottwald Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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