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Meaning & History

Germanic name derived from the elements god "god" and hard "hardy, brave". This was the name of an 11th-century saint who was a bishop of Hildesheim.
Other Languages & CulturesGotthard German

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 680
Entry updated February 12, 2018   Contribute