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12/26/2020, 1:26 PM HL
12/24/2020, 1:02 PM Felie

Name Goldthwaite
Type Surname (from location)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. GOLD-thwayt
Edit Status Status3. usages AND description are verified

Meaning & History

Possibly derived from Guilthwaite in South Yorkshire, which is named from Old Norse gil meaning "ravine" and þveit meaning "clearing". However, the modern surname is associated with Essex, suggesting some other source, now lost.
Added 12/24/2020 by Felie