Late 16C English Given Names: Notes on Goughe

Late Sixteenth Century English Given Names

Notes on the name Goughe

Goughe: The Welsh byname coch `red(-haired)' used as a given name. His full name is given as Goughe ap David Gittinus, of Castle in Kerenion (i.e., Castle Caer Einion), Montgomeryshire. Goughe represents goch, the lenited form of coch (MM, 71-2). Gittinus represents Welsh Gutyn, a diminutive of Gruffudd (ibid., 103).

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