Meaning and Origin of Gauthier - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Gauthier

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • German : Powerful warrior, army ruler

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • French : from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements wald ‘rule’ + hari, heri ‘army’ (see Walter). This name is also found in Switzerland and may have been brought to the U.S. from there.