Goethals Family History
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Goethals Name Meaning
Dutch: from goed ale ‘good ale’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a brewer. The h, according to Debrabandere, results from a folk interpretation of the second element as hals ‘throat’, ‘neck’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Korthals, Gothard, Roethle, Kotas, Goethe, Gottwald, Hietala, Goehner