Godbert History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Godbert family

The surname Godbert was first found in Warwickshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Norman influence of English history dominated after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. The family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.

Early History of the Godbert family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Godbert research. Another 137 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1100, 1167, 1195, 1563, 1455, 1487, 1662, 1744, 1600 and 1672 are included under the topic Early Godbert History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Godbert Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Gobard, Gobard, Gobert, Gobart, Godberd, Godbard, Godbert, Godbart, Godber and many more.

Early Notables of the Godbert family (pre 1700)

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Godbert Ranking

In France, the name Godbert is the 8,771st most popular surname with an estimated 500 - 1,000 people with that name. [1]


United States Godbert migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Godbert Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Goddard Godbert, who landed in America in 1620 [2]

Australia Godbert migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Godbert Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. Thomas Godbert, English convict who was convicted in Preston, Lancashire, England for 7 years, transported aboard the "Emerald Isle" on 28th June 1843, arriving in Tasmania (Van Diemen's Land) [3]


  1. ^ http://www.journaldesfemmes.com/nom-de-famille/nom/
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  3. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 25th March 2022). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/emerald-isle)


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