Hergott Family History
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Hergott Name Meaning
German: from Middle High German herr got ‘Lord God’. The reasons for its application as a surname are uncertain. It may be an occupational name for a producer or seller of crucifixes or religious paintings. Alternatively, it may be a nickname, either for a frequent user of this expression as an oath, or for arrogant person who behaved ‘like Almighty God’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press