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

Godin Early Origins



The surname Godin 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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Godin Spelling Variations


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Godin 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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Godin Early History


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Godin Early History



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

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Godin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Godin Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Godin 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 were:

Godin Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Richard Godin, who arrived in Virginia in 1703
  • Richard Godin, who landed in Virginia in 1717
  • Susanne Godin settled in Maryland in 1763
  • Susane Godin, who landed in Maryland in 1763

Godin Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Pierre Godin, who landed in Montreal in 1653
  • Germain Godin, who arrived in Acadia in 1687

Godin Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Joseph Godin settled in the parish of Saint-Pierre, Quebec, in 1903

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Contemporary Notables of the name Godin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Godin (post 1700)



  • Jean Baptiste André Godin, French Industrialist and Politician
  • Nicolas Godin (b. 1969), French musician
  • Gérald Godin, Quebec poet and politician
  • Maurice Godin (b. 1932), member of the Canadian House of Commons from 1993 to 2000

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    9. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    10. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
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    The Godin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Godin 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 26 January 2016 at 16:30.

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