Gottfried Family History
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Gottfried Name Meaning
German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements god, got ‘god’ + frid(u) ‘peace’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German Gott ‘God’ + Friede ‘peace’, or ornamental adoption of the German personal name as a surname.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Gottlieb, Fried, Siegfried, Godfrey, Gothard, Manfred, Rottier