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GenderMasculine
PronouncedPron.GAWT-shalk
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Meaning & History

Derived from the Germanic elements god "god" and scalc "servant". Saint Gottschalk was a (perhaps spurious) 11th-century prince of the Wends who was martyred by his brother-in-law.
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Entry updated February 12, 2018   Contribute