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Type Surname (from location)
Pronounced Pron. gor-band  [key]
Other Forms FormsGohrbandt, Gorban

Meaning & History

Contained in a Latin land deed granted to a German for a castle-keep dated February 21, 1308. It is believed to be the first written record and original spelling of the name, generally understood to mean in German, "he who lives by the marsh". The name is specified in it's polish form in the otherwise Latin deed.
Added 6/20/2021 by allan.gohrband
Edited 12/21/2022 by Mike C