Gottlieb - Meaning of Gottlieb

What does Gottlieb mean?

[ 2 syll. got-tlieb, go-ttli-eb ] The baby boy name Gottlieb is pronounced as GOW-TLiy-B †. Gottlieb is an English and German name of Germanic origin. A biblical name, it is derived from the words 'Gott' meaning God + 'lieb' dear, beloved + 'god' + 'leib' relic, inheritance, descendant. The name was coined in the 17th century.

The Dutch name Godlef is a variant form of Gottlieb.

See also the related forms, the English and German Amadeus and the German Theophil.

See also the related categories, god, english, descendant (heir), dear (beloved), inheritance (wise), biblical, and german.

Gottlieb is unusual as a baby boy name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1902 with 0.007% of baby boys being given the name Gottlieb. It had a ranking of #819 then. The baby name has experienced a decline in frequency since then, and is today used on a very light scale. Among all boy names in its family, Gottlieb was nonetheless the most frequently used in 2018.

Baby names that sound like Gottlieb include Gotthelf, Gotthilf, Godelief, Godelive, and Guadalupe.

† Pronunciation for Gottlieb: G as in "grin (G.R.IH.N)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; B as in "be (B.IY)"

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