Gottfried Family History

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Gottfried Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements god, got ‘god’ + frid(u) ‘peace’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German Gott ‘God’ + Friede ‘peace’, or ornamental adoption of the German personal name as a surname.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Gottlieb, Fried, Siegfried, Godfrey, Gothard, Manfred, Rottier

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Gottfried Family Origin

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Gottfried Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Brick Maker

    8%
  • Farming

    8%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Brick Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gottfried. The most common Gottfried occupation in the USA was Farmer. 12% of Gottfried's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gottfried family was Farming.

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Gottfried Historical Records

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Gottfried Life Expectancy

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