Forez. Gaudoin was derived from the personal name Godwine, which means good protector.
Early Origins of the Gaudoin family
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.
Early History of the Gaudoin family
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Gaudoin 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.
Early Notables of the Gaudoin family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Gaudoin family to the New World and Oceana
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.
Contemporary Notables of the name Gaudoin (post 1700)
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