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Goethe Name Meaning

German (also Göthe): from a short form of the personal name Godo, formed with the Germanic element god, got ‘god’, or from Middle High German göte ‘godfather’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Goede, Goette, Greth, Goetter, Noeth, Roeth, Garthe, Goetz, Koeth

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Goethe Family Origin

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Goethe Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Field Hand

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Teacher

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Goethe family was Teacher. Farmer, Field Hand and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goethe. The most common Goethe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Goethe's were Farmers.

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Goethe Historical Records

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Goethe Life Expectancy

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