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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gotthelf

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Gott (“god”) +‎ helfen (“help”)

  1. A theophoric surname​.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Gotthelf

Allan was born on December 30th, 1942 in Brooklyn. He passed away on August 30th, 2013.


Karl was born on September 1st, 1722. He passed away on October 10th, 1776.


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Popularity of Gotthelf as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gotthelf U.S.
  White 96.39% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.01% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gotthelf

People with the last name Gotthelf are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Gotthelf

  • How Popular is the name Gotthelf? As a last name Gotthelf was the 107,134th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Gotthelf first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Gotthelf is Wednesday, December 4th, 1872.
  • How unique is the name Gotthelf? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Gotthelf. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Gotthelf: Your name in reverse order is Flehttog. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Htglotef. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gotthelf? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 166 people with the last name Gotthelf.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gotthelf? Gotthelf is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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