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What does Godwin mean?

Godwin Pronunciation of Godwin as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Godwin is "God friend". Anglo-Saxon surname from god wine. The name of a Belgian saint, and the Earl of Wessex (11th century) who was father of King Harold.


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, friend, surname, saint, earl (noble), king


VARIANTS Godden, Godding, Godewyn, Godin, Godwinn, Godwyn, Goodwin, Goodwyn, Goodwynn, Goodwynne



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How popular is Godwin?

Godwin is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#1480 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Godwin has yet to be listed in the list thus far. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Godwin name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Godwin is pronounced similarly to Gideon, Gidon and Goodwinn. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Adin, Adlin, Adrin, Aldin, Aldrin, Aldwin, Ardin, Aydin, Bodin, Bowin, Colin, Colwin, Corin, Corrin, Corwin, Edvin, Edwin, Eldwin, Ewin, Gadi, Galvin, Garin, Garwin, Garwyn, Gaylin, Geddis, Gethin, Gladwin, Glin, Godard, Godric, Golden, Goldewin (see Goldwin), Goldewyn (see Goldwin), Golding, Goldwin, Goldwinn (see Goldwin), Goldwyn, Goran, Gordan, Gorden, Gordie, Gorin, Goring, Gorman, Gorren, Gorrin, Gorton, Govind, Gwin, Gwinn, Haddin, Hadwin, Hardwin, Hedwin, Irwin, Jovin, Kelwin, Koltin, Lorin, Lorrin, Medvin, Medwin, Merwin, Morfin, Nolin, Norwin, Orwin, Robbin, Robin, Rollin and Torrin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Godwin.

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