Type Surname (from location)
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Contributor Contrib.highexpectasians on 7/24/2018
Derived from Maltese Għawdex through Arabic غودش (ġawdeš) which refers to the island of Gozo in the Maltese archipelago. The name itself is of Phoenician origin (through a Greek borrowing) possibly meaning "turn around". It was used to refer to someone originally from Gozo.