Godel Family History
Godel Name Meaning
German (also Gödel): from a pet form of a compound personal name beginning with the element gōd ‘good’ or god got ‘god’ for instance Gottfried . South German: variant of Godl Gödl a pet form of Gote from Middle High German gote göte ‘godfather -mother’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish male personal name Godl a pet form of God a variant of Biblical Gad. French and English (of Norman origin): from a pet form of any of various ancient Germanic compound personal names with the first element gōd ‘good’ or god got ‘god’. French: nickname from a diminutive of Old French gode ‘happy-go-lucky debauched’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022