Gottlieb - Meaning of Gottlieb
[ 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.
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.
† 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)"