Goede Family History
Goede Name Meaning
North German (also Göde) and Dutch: from a short form of any of the ancient Germanic personal names formed with god got ‘god’ or gōd ‘good’ (e.g. Gottfried ). German (Göde): habitational name from a place near Bautzen in Lusatia called Göda. Germanized form (Göde) of Sorbian Goda: from a short form of the Old Sorbian personal name Godisław based on the Old Slavic element god ‘to do good to please’ (from goditi). Dutch: nickname for a good and kindly man from goed ‘good’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022