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Godfrey meaning and name origin

Godfrey \g(o)-df-rey, god-frey\ as a boy's name is pronounced GAHD-free. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Godfrey is "God-peace". A saint's name, popular during medieval times. Godfrey of Bouillon was a medieval Frankish knight and Crusader leader of the First Crusade. The name of a valet in the 1936 comic film "My Man Godfrey".

Godfrey has 7 variant forms: Giotto, Godefroi, Godfry, Godofredo, Goffredo, Gottfrid and Gottfried.

For more information, see also related names Corey and Jeffrey.

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Popularity of Godfrey

Godfrey is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1101 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Godfrey compared with its variant forms and related boy baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Godfrey only.


Popularity of name Godfrey
Popularity of Godfrey

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