Guttenberg Family History
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Guttenberg Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of various places, for example in Bavaria, called Guttenberg, from the weak dative case (originally used after a preposition and article) of Old High German guot ‘good’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’. The shortening of the vowel in the first syllable is a feature found in various dialects of German. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German gut ‘good’ + Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Wattenberg, Furstenberg, Gartenberg, Blumenberg, Rothenberg