Meaning and Origin of: Gohl

Family name origins & meanings

  • Eastern German (of Slavic origin) : nickname from goły‘bald’, ‘naked’, or topographic name from gola ‘bare heathland’, ‘place without trees’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word.
  • Swiss German : probably a nickname for a loud person, from Middle High German goln ‘to howl’.