Meaning and Origin of: Good

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : nickname from Middle English gode ‘good’ (Old English gōd).
  • English : from a medieval personal name, a survival of the Old English personal name Gōda, which was in part a byname and in part a short form of various compound names with the first element gōd.
  • Americanized form of like-sounding names in other languages, for example German Gut or Guth.