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In the medieval era, many new names came to France. Gaudion originated during that time in the province of Forez. Gaudion was derived from the personal name Godwine, which means good protector.

Gaudion Early Origins



The surname Gaudion was 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.

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Gaudion Spelling Variations


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Gaudion Spelling Variations



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.

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Gaudion Early History


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Gaudion Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gaudion research. Another 162 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1584, 1700, 1795, and 1800 are included under the topic Early Gaudion History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gaudion Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gaudion Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gaudion Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Susanne Godin settled in Maryland in 1763; Joseph Godin settled in the parish of Saint-Pierre, Quebec, in 1903.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gaudion (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gaudion (post 1700)



  • Frank Gaudion (1882-1952), Australian rules footballer who played for Collingwood in 1906
  • Phil Gaudion, Australian professional drummer who played for the Paul Colman Trio
  • Michael Gaudion (b. 1938), former Australian rules footballer who played 152 games for North Melbourne (1957-1967)
  • Charlie Gaudion (1904-1979), Australian rules footballer who played with Footscray and North Melbourne

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    5. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    6. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
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    The Gaudion Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gaudion 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.

    This page was last modified on 10 August 2015 at 09:20.

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