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Where did the French Gaudin family come from? What is the French Gaudin family crest and coat of arms? When did the Gaudin family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Gaudin family history?In the medieval era, many new names came to France. Gaudin originated during that time in the province of Forez. Gaudin was derived from the personal name Godwine, which means good protector.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Godin, Godain, Godaint, Godein, Godaing, Godine, Goddin, Goddain, Goddaint, Goddein, Goddaing, Goddine, Gaudain, Gaudaint, Gaudein, Gaudaing, Gaudine, Gauddin, Gauddain, Gauddaint, Gauddein, Gauddaing and many more.
First found in Forez, a former province of France, now part of the modern Loire département, the Haute-Loire and Puy-de-Dôme départements, where the noble family held a family seat from ancient times.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gaudin research. Another 162 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1584, 1700, 1795, and 1800 are included under the topic Early Gaudin History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gaudin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Gaudin Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Gaudin Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
The Gaudin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gaudin Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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