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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gottwald

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Alt. Meaning

G is for glitter, the spark that is you.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

T is for tough, for you are not easily broken

T is for traditional, somewhat old fashioned.

W is for warmth, the glow of your friendship.

A is for adaptable, for the world is full of unique challenges

L is for look, the way you look at life.

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Gottwald

Dr. Luke is a pop music musician. He has had major accomplishments since 1997. Dr. was given the name Lukasz Sebastian Gottwald on September 26th, 1973 in Providence, Rhode Island, U.S. Dr. is also known as Luke Gottwald.


Klement Gottwald was a 5th President of Czechoslovakia, 14th Prime Minister of Czechoslovakia, and Communist Party of Czechoslovakia. He was most prominent from 1948 to 1953. Klement was born on November 23rd, 1896 in Dědice, Vyškov, Moravia, Austria-Hungary. He passed away on March 14th, 1953.


Clytus was born on November 20th, 1925 in Szczawno-Zdrój.


Siegfried was born on March 30th, 1943. He left this life on September 20th, 2015.


George was born on May 12th, 1914 in St. Louis. He passed away on March 11th, 2002.


Frederick Gottwald was a in the field of painting. Frederick was given the name Frederick Carl Gottwald on August 15th, 1858 in Austria. He breathed his last breath on June 23rd, 1941.


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Popularity of Gottwald as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gottwald U.S.
  White 95.81% 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 0.93% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.95% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gottwald

People with the last name Gottwald are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Gottwald

  • How Popular is the name Gottwald? As a last name Gottwald was the 34,967th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Gottwald first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Gottwald is Thursday, April 29th, 1920.
  • How unique is the name Gottwald? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Gottwald. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Gottwald: Your name in reverse order is Dlawttog. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tdwlgoat. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gottwald? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 645 people with the last name Gottwald.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gottwald? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Gottwald as their last name since less than 1 person in 455k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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