Godfrey Family History

Meaning of surname: Godfrey

Godfrey is a given name and a surname. The given name is derived from the Old French Godefroy, a name composed of the elements: the first being either god ('God') or gōd ('good'); the second being fred ('peace'). The name was brought to England by settlers from Normandy, the Low Countries, and France.[1] The name is rendered Goraidh or Goiridh in Scottish Gaelic.[2]

We found 1,434,791 Genealogy and Family History Records for Godfrey in our Newspaper Archive.

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1,407,727 Digital Copies of Newspapers
11,319 Pictures of Obituaries
4,621 Government Documents
140 Historical Books
10,984 Social Security Death Records

Godfrey Surname

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