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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 were:

Godina Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Carlo Godina, aged 42, arrived in New York City, New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Belvedere" from Trieste, Italy [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6XW-7WR : 6 December 2014), Carlo Godina, 27 Apr 1920; citing departure port Trieste, arrival port New York City, New York, ship name Belvedere, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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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



  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6XW-7WR : 6 December 2014), Carlo Godina, 27 Apr 1920; citing departure port Trieste, arrival port New York City, New York, ship name Belvedere, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
  2. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. 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. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  7. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
  8. 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.
  9. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. 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 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 10 October 2016 at 09:44.

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