Godwin Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Godwin Name Meaning: This name is a variant of 'Goodwin',from the personal name Godewyn,old english 'Godwine'. God 'good' + wine 'friend'.

This name is of english origin meaning 'friend of god',god combined with wine 'friend'.Was also the name of the 11th century earl of wessex.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Godwin Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Godwin family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 142
Female Servant 81
Independent 72
Farmer 45
Labourer 37
Shoe Maker 35
Male Servant 28
Carpenter 16
Dress Maker 12
Butcher 12
Servant 9
Pupil 7
Ag Labourer 7
Baker 7
Lace Maker 7
Shoe Binder 7
Grocer 6
Cooper 6
Inn Keeper 6
Smith 6
Apprentice 6
Shoe Maker Journeyman 6
Wood Cutter 6
Pauper 6
Railway Labourer 5

Godwin Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Goodwin 86% 111,204
2 Godwin 100% 29,159
3 Goodwyn 71% 1,088
4 Godwyn 83% 104
5 Goddwin 86% 102

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The surname Godwin is the 2nd most popular variant of Goodwin.

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