When Emilia Guth was born on 21 November 1817, in Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Henrich Guth, was 40 and her mother, Maria Magdelena Wieder, was 34.
Some characteristic forenames: German Hans, Kurt, Fritz, Gerhard, Erwin, Heinz, Otto, Reinhold, Siegfried, Wilhelm.
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German guot ‘good’ or ‘capable’, German and Yiddish gut. This may be a nickname, but in the Middle Ages the term also denoted a freeman or a vassal of noble birth, and the surname may be a status name from this sense. As a Jewish surname it is often artificial. This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine), Poland, and Czechia. Compare Gut and Good .
History: This is the name of a (Swiss) German Mennonite family, among the Mennonites in the US established mainly in the Americanized form Good .
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