Gottlieb

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old High German got (God) + Old High German leiba (descendant, son). Used by Pietists as a translation of Amadeus and Theophil through the folk etymology Gott + lieb (beloved).

Proper noun[edit]

Gottlieb m (genitive Gottliebs)

  1. A male given name.
  2. A patronymic surname​.