Who can see your post?Your post will show up in News Feed, on your profile and in search results.
43,319 Global GOULD Family Members
Stay informed about GOULD Family events
3 GOULD Members Joined
Sunday 11th December
2pm (New York), 7pm (Ire)
Our in-person family gatherings
Ireland's President Higgins family message
Our TEDx talk about family gatherings
GOULD Family HistoryThis long-established surname, with variant spellings Gould, Goult and Gold, is of Anglo-Saxon origin, and has two possible sources. Firstly, it may be from a personal name or nickname, derived from the Olde English pre 7th Century "Golda" (masculine), or "Golde" (feminine), meaning "gold", originally given to one with bright golden hair, or perhaps in some cases to a "precious" person. Hugo fillius (son of) Golda was recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086 for Suffolk, and Ralph filius Golde was listed in the 1193 Pipe Rolls of Bedfordshire. The second distinct possibility is that Go(u)ld/Goult is from a metonymic occupational name for a worker in gold, a refiner, jeweller or gilder, derived from the Olde English "golda, golde" (as above)...
Invite more GOULD family members!
Write an email address and click 'Invite' to share this page with more members of the GOULD tribe.
Family Coat of Arms Generator
Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?Create Crest