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What does Godfried mean?

Godfried Pronunciation of Godfried [god-fried] as a boys' name is an Old German name, and the name Godfried means "God-peace". Godfried is a Dutch form of Godfrey (Old German): from the Old French name Godefroy.

Associated with: peace.


5 relations via Godfrey: Godfry, Godofredo, Goffredo, Gottfrid and Gottfried.

Creative forms:
(male) Gardfried, Godrie, ..

(female) Godfron, Godri, ..

Middle name pairings:
Godfried Curtis (G.C.), ..

How popular is Godfried?

Godfried is an uncommon first name for males. Godfried is also a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent variation form of Godfried (outside Top 2000) is Godfrey. Adoption of this relation of Godfried was at its apex during the years 1880-1889 (#677). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Godfrey in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Godfried and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Ahlfred (see Alfred), Ailfred (see Alfred), Aldred, Alfred, Edred, Eldred, Elfred, Fried, Gabriel, Gaddiel, Gadiel, Galfrid, Gared, Garfield, Garred, Garrie, Gavriel, Geffrey, Geoffrey, Geofrey, Gerred, Gerrie, Gerrild (see Gerald), Gobind, Godard, Godart, Goddard, Godden, Godding, Godefroi, Godefroy, Goderick, Godin, Godric, Godrick, Godwin, Godwinn, Gofaridh, Goiridh, Goodrick, Gorden, Gordie, Gore, Goren, Gorin, Goring, Gorren, Gorrin, Gorten, Gottlieb, Govind, Guriel, Guthrie, Humfried, Manfred, Manfried, Modred, Ottfried, Renfred, Siegfried, Sigfred, Sigfried, Somerled, Sygfried (see Siegfried), Walfred, Walfried (see Walfred), Wilfred, Wilfried and Willfried. These names tend to be more frequently used than Godfried.

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