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

Godina Early Origins



The surname Godina 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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Godina Spelling Variations


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Godina 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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Godina Early History


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Godina Early History



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

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Godina Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Godina Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Godina 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 Godina (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Godina (post 1700)



  • John Godina (b. 1972), American Olympic shot putter medalist
  • Tanja Godina (b. 1970), Solvenia Olympic back stroke swimmer

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Godina Family Crest Products


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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. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    7. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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    The Godina Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Godina 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 5 December 2010 at 15:55.

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