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Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Gottschalk m. Old High German, Old Dutch got, Old Saxon, Old Frisian, Old English god 'god, deity' + Old Saxon skalk, Old High German scalc, scalh 'servant'.

Austria
Latin
c12thC Gotescalch (nom) GCSStFl p. 193
Estonia
Middle Low German
1364 Gosschalk BbRT p. 334; 1377 Gosschalk ibid. p. 335; 1379 Gosschalk ibid. p. 336; 1383 Gosschalk ibid. p. 337, Gosschalkus ibid. p. 337; 1386 Gosschalk ibid. p. 338; 1390 Gosschalk ibid. p. 339; 1398 Gosschalk ibid. p. 342; 1401 Ghosschalk ibid. p. 343; 1403 Gosschalk ibid. p. 343; 1406 Gosschalk ibid. p. 344; 1409 Gosschalk ibid. p. 345; 1411 Gosschalk ibid. p. 346; 1412 Gosschalk ibid. p. 346; 1414 Gosschalk ibid. p. 347; 1418 Gosschalk ibid. p. 348; 1426 Gosschalk ibid. p. 351; 1429 Gosschalc ibid. p. 353; 1434 Gosschalk ibid. p. 357; 1435 Gosschalk ibid. p. 357; 1436 Gosschalk ibid. p. 359; 1442 Gosschalk ibid. p. 364
France
Latin
1079x1101 Godeschallus (nom) CartStPC IX; 1082x1087 Goeschalcs (nom) St-Bernard-Romans 121; 1101x1129 Godescalli (gen) CartStPC XXII, Godescallus (nom) ibid. XXIII; 1102x1144 Godescalli (gen) ibid. XLV; 1107 Godescaldi (gen) ibid. XVII, Godescaldo (abl) ibid. XVII, Godescaldum (acc) ibid. XVII, Godeschaldi (gen) ibid. XVII, Godeschaldum (acc) ibid. XVII, Godeschaldus (nom) ibid. XVII; 1115x1149 Godeschalli (gen) ibid. X, Godeschallus (nom) ibid. X; a1116 Godeschallus (nom) ibid. XX; 1126? Godescalci (gen) CartStBert 11
Germany
Latin
822x875 Godescalco (abl) TradCorb §19, Godescalcus (nom) ibid. §24, Godscalco (abl) ibid. §155, Godscalcus (nom) ibid. §34, Godschalco (abl) ibid. §54; 1098 Godescalci (gen) quix-vol1 25, Godescalcus (nom) ibid. 25; 1142 Gotescalch (nom) mairhofer I, Gotescalcus (nom) ibid. XII, Gotschalcus (nom) ibid. VIII; 1148 Gotschalci (gen) ibid. XXVIII; 1149 Gotschalcus (nom) ibid. XXX; 1151 Goteschalh (nom) ibid. XXXVI; 1191 Godescalcus (nom) quix-vol1 38; 1221 Godescalcus (nom) hennes-vol1 61; 1225 Godescalcus (nom) ibid. 67; 1229 Godescalcus (nom) CDL-1.1.1 X; 1231 Godescalcus (nom) ibid. XI; 1233 Godescalcus (nom) ibid. XIV; 1238 Godescalci (gen) ibid. XVII, Godescalcus (nom) ibid. XVII; 1249 Godescalcus (nom) hennes-vol1 131; 1259 Godescalcus (nom) CDL-1.1.1 XXXI; 1358 Gotscalcum (acc) SDHK no. 7438; 1401 gotschalko (dat) HD1401 no. 350
Italy
Latin
1261 Gotschalcus (nom) FRA-XXXL 211
Latvia
Latin
1287 Godeschalco (dat) RigSB 323; 1291 Gotscalcus (nom) ibid. 348; 1300 Goschalcus (nom) ibid. 420; 1330 Goschalco (dat) ibid. 117
The Netherlands
Latin
1254 Godescalcus (nom) GesOIJ-1 p. 294; 1274 Gotscalci (gen) ibid. p. 295; 1311 Godescalcum (acc) ibid. p. 298; 1324 Godescalcum (acc) ibid. p. 298
Sweden
Latin
1350 Godhskalcus (nom) SDHK no. 6021, Godscalcus (nom) ibid. no. 6047, Godscalçi (gen) ibid. no. 6047
Old Swedish
1383 Gotzskalk SRA-vol2 no. 1902
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Gottschalk". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 3. http://dmnes.org/2016/3/name/Gottschalk.