Gender Masculine
Usage German
Pronounced Pron. /ˈɡɔt.fʁiːt/  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

German form of Godfrey. This name was borne by the 13th-century German poet Gottfried von Strassburg and the German philosopher and mathematician Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716), one of the inventors of calculus.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesJofre(Catalan) Godfried(Dutch) Geoffrey, Godfrey, Jeffrey, Geffrey, Geoff, Jeff, Jeffery, Jeffry, Jep(English) Geoffroy, Godefroy, Geoffrey, Joffrey(French) Godefrid(Germanic) Gofraidh, Séafra, Siothrún(Irish) Goffredo, Fredo(Italian) Geoffroi(Medieval French) Gjord, Gjurd(Medieval Scandinavian) Godtfred(Norwegian) Guðfrøðr, Guðrøðr(Old Norse) Godofredo(Portuguese) Goraidh(Scottish Gaelic) Godofredo(Spanish) Gottfrid(Swedish) Sieffre(Welsh)

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Name Days

Austria: October 12
Austria: November 8
Germany: November 8


Entry updated April 23, 2024