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What does Godfry mean?

Godfry Pronunciation of Godfry [god-fry] as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the name Godfry means "God-peace". Godfry is an alternate spelling of Godfrey (Old German): from the Old French name Godefroy. Godfry is also a form of Jeffrey (Old German).

Associated with: peace.

Variations

12 related forms via Godfrey, Jeffrey: Geoffrey, Geoffroy, Geoffry, Geofrey, Geofry, Godefroi, Godefroy, Godfried, Jeffry, Jefry, Joffre and Joffrey.

Creative forms:
(male) Godver, Goofry, ..

(female) Godgra, Godgro, ..

Middle name pairings:
Godfry Ty (G.T.), ..

How popular is Godfry?

Godfry is a rare first name for males. Godfry is an equally unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Godfry (not ranked) are Geoffrey (#1867 in recent rankings), Godfrey, Jeffrey (#290), Jeffry and Joffre. Other forms, like Geoffroy, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Godfry was at its peak 6 decades ago (usage of 1.6%) and is now much lower (usage 0.1%, 96%), with forms such as Jeffry becoming less in vogue. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Geoffrey, Godfrey, Jeffrey, Jeffry, Joffre in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jeffrey outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Corry, Cory, Cowry, Dory, Garry, Gary, Geary, Geffrey, Gentry, Geoffery, Gerry, Gery, Godard, Godart, Goddard, Goddart, Godden, Godewyn, Godhart, Godin, Godric, Godwin, Godwyn, Gomer, Gordy, Gore, Gower, Guthry (see Guthrie), Horry, Humfry (see Humphrey), Jorry, Jory, Korry, Kory, Lorry, Morry, Qadry, Rorry, Rory, Torry and Tory. These names tend to be more commonly used than Godfry.

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