Goll Family History
Goll Name Meaning
English (Norfolk): nickname for a silly person from Middle English golle gole goul gulle ‘unfledged bird; silly individual’. There is occasional confusion between this name and Gull . German and Swiss German: unflattering nickname from Alemannic goll ‘bullfinch’ in the sense ‘simpleton’; or perhaps a variant of Gollmann (see Goleman ). English: alternatively possibly in some instances from the Middle English female personal name Golla.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press