Last name: GODWIN

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GODWIN : This last name is indexed 82,605 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

GODWIN : English:: 1: from the common Old English personal name Godwine a compound of god ‘god’ + wine ‘friend protector lord’ which survived the Conquest. Compare Goodwin with which it has most probably been confused.2: alternatively the name may occasionally derive from an Old English female personal name Godwynn.

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