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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gouda

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  1. Mild cream-colored Dutch cheese shaped in balls
  1. A city in the Netherlands.
  2. A yellow Dutch cheese made from cows' milk.

Gouda was also found in the following language(s): Dutch and German

Notable Persons With the Last Name Gouda

Sayed was born in 1968 in Cairo.


Mohamed Gouda is a soccer player for the El-Entag El-Harby SC, Al Ahly SC, FC Aarau, MKE Ankaragücü, Ittihad FC, Assyriska FF, Haras El-Hodood SC, Al-Masry SC, and Egypt national football team. Mohamed was born on August 15th, 1979 in Suez.


Narayan H. Gouda was a teacher and member of the legislative assembly (india). Narayan was born in 1938 in Gonehalli. He passed away in 1992.


Effrosyni was born on September 15th, 1984.


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Popularity of Gouda as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gouda U.S.
  White 85.82% 64.26%
  African American 2.18% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 9.09% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.18% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gouda

People with the last name Gouda are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Gouda

  • How Popular is the name Gouda? As a last name Gouda was the 71,042nd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Gouda first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Gouda is Sunday, August 18th, 1940.
  • How unique is the name Gouda? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Gouda. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Gouda: Your name in reverse order is Aduog. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Auodg. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gouda? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 275 people with the last name Gouda.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gouda? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Gouda as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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