Gothard Family History
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Gothard Name Meaning
English: occupational name for a keeper of goats, Middle English gotherde, from Old English gat ‘goat’ + hierde ‘herdsman’, ‘keeper’. German: from a personal name composed of the elements god ‘good’ or god, got ‘god’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Gossard, Goddard, Gotham, Bouchard, Gotter, Goshert, Elhard, Grimard