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
Scholar 777
Agricultural Labourer 83
General Servant 40
General Labourer 38
Domestic Servant 37
Labourer 36
Dress Maker 35
Laundress 27
Carpenter 25
Coal Miner 18
Farm Labourer 17
Annuitant 16
No Occupation 14
Shoe Maker 14
House Keeper 12
General Servant Domestic 12
Tailoress 10
Farmers Son 10
Carman 9
Grocer 9
Servant Domestic 9
Carter 9
Cotton Weaver 9
Farmers Wife 9
Boot Maker 8

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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