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Meaning and Origin of: Gottfried

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First name origins & meanings:

  • German : Peace
  • German : God's peace

Last name origin & 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.