What does Godiva mean?
Godiva [go-di-va] as a girls' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Godiva is "God's gift". From Godgyfu. According to the famous story, the 11th-century Lady Godiva rode through the town of Coventry naked, covered only by her long hair. Her motive was a pact with her husband, the Earl of Mexica, who relieved the townsfolk of certain taxes after the ride. Better known today as a brand of premium chocolates.
(female) Godita, Gudiva, ..
(male) Godige, Godina, .. Middle name pairings:
Godiva Aanya (G.A.), ..
How popular is Godiva?
Godiva is an uncommonly occurring first name for females and an uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Godiva has yet to be ranked in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Adiva, Akiva, Aviva, Corva, Dova, Doveva, Ediva, Elgiva, Gada, Gaia, Gaiea, Gaila, Galia, Galila, Galina, Gavina, Geila, Geina, Gelila, Gemina, Geneva▼, Genia, Genisa, Genivra, Gerica, Gerika, Gevira, Ghita, Gia▲, Gila, Gilia, Giliya, Gina▼, Ginia, Gioia, Giovita (see Jovita), Gisa, Gita, Gitika, Giza, Glila, Gloria▼, Golda▼, Goldi, Goldia, Goldie▼, Goldina, Gormla, Guida, Haviva, Joneva, Kiva, Liva, Neiva, Nova▲, Oliva, Riva, Rodina, Tova, Viva▼ and Ziva. These names tend to be more frequently used than Godiva.See names in meaning and etymology.