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Type Surname (from occupation & from given name)
Pronounced Pron. GUWD-bahr  [key]
Other Forms FormsGutbier, Godber, Goodbeer, Godbear, Gobert

Meaning & History

Possibly an altered spelling of English Godber, derived from the medieval given name Godebert, or an occupational name for a beer brewer and a nickname for a toper. Alternatively, it may be an Americanized form of German Gutbier meaning "good beer".
Added 8/20/2021 by General9696
Edited 8/20/2021 by General9696