Götz

Götz

[gets; Ger. gœts]
Götz or Goetz (pronounced gets, originating from Gottfried) is a name of many notable people.

Origin

"Götz" is a diminutive form, or pet name, of God or Gottfried vgl. Gotfrid. The word comes from 15th Century Middle High German as a diminutive form of what translates into English as a lesser god or Idol.

Deutsches Namenlexikon, Hans Bahlow, 1988

Surnames

Goetz

Götz

First name

Place names

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