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Goff

Goff is a surname with several distinct origins. It is the 946th most common family name in the United States. When the surname originates from England it is derived from an occupational name from German, Cornish and Breton. The German Goff, meaning a godly person, a strong warrior, or a priest. The Breton goff, meaning "smith" (cognate with Gaelic gobha). The English-originating surname is common in East Anglia, where it is of Breton origin. The Welsh name is a variant of the surname Gough, and is derived from a nickname for someone with red hair. The native Irish name is derived from a patronymic form of the Gaelic personal name Eochaidh / Eachaidh, which means "horseman".

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Angie Goff
... Angie Goff is an American broadcast journalist based in Washington D.C. ... Goff joined WRC-TV (locally known as "NBC4") as a weekend morning anchor and a weekday morning reporter in September 2011 ... Goff also writes the popular blog OhMyGoff known for showcasing viewer generated content ...
Stan Goff - Activism Against The Iraq War
... Bush (whom Goff referred to as a "de facto" president) remarked "Bring 'em on" during an interview, Goff wrote a response for the on-line journal CounterPunch ... After the publication of Full Spectrum Disorder, Goff became interested in the connections between militarism and the social construction of masculinity ... In March 2006 Goff helped to organize the Veterans and Survivors March of the Iraq Veterans Against the War, Veterans For Peace, Military Families Speak ...
Notable Goffs
... Bruce Goff, architect Frederick R ... Goff, librarian Jacques Le Goff, French historian Jonathan Goff, American football player Kenneth Goff, American anti-communist Mike Goff, professional baseball player/manager Mike Goff (football player ... member of the United States Congress Phil Goff, current leader of the Labour Party of New Zealand Robert Goff, Baron Goff of Chieveley Robert Goff (football player), American football player Sir Park Goff, 1st ...
Bachman House
... The house was built between 1947 and 1948 by Bruce Goff ... Architect Bruce Goff created a neighborhood sensation in 1948, when he remodeled a modest wood house (built in 1889) into the home and studio for recording engineer ... Much of Goff's architectural career was spent in Oklahoma, although he maintained a practice in Chicago from 1934 to 1942 ...
Michael Goff (disambiguation)
... Michael Goff is a publisher and entrepreneur ... Michael Goff is also the name of Mike Goff (baseball), baseball coach Mike Goff (American football) (born 1976), American football guard ...