Last name: GODFREY

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GODFREY : This last name is indexed 206,413 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

GODFREY : 1: English (of Norman origin): from the Norman personal name Godefrei Godefroi(s) composed of the ancient Germanic elements god got ‘god’ + frid(u) fred ‘peace’. See also Jeffrey.2: Irish: shortened and Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gothraidh or Ó Gothraidh ‘descendant of Gothfrith’ an Old Norse personal name often Anglicized as Godfrey. Compare McGorry McCaffrey.

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