Godines History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The noble Spanish surname Godines is of patronymic origin, deriving from the personal name of the father of the initial bearer. In this instance, the surname Godines is derived from the ancient Germanic name Gund which means "combat or battle."
Early Origins of the Godines family
The surname Godines was first found in the province of Galicia. However, early records show the presence of the Godines family in Salamanca during the early medieval period.
Early History of the Godines family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Godines research. Another 79 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1517, 1571, 1550, 1554, 1556, 1569, 1620, 1588, 1637, 1591 and 1644 are included under the topic Early Godines History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Godines Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Godines, Godinez, Godineze, Godins and others.
Early Notables of the Godines family (pre 1700)
Con la Reconquista guerra con la que los cristianos bajo las órdenes del rey Fernando y la reina Isabel reconquistaron a España y expulsaron a los musulmanes invasores en el año 1492. Dentro de estos nombres de familias se han destacado, por ejemplo, Don Godinho, who served king Alfonso "el Sabio" of Castille for which he was granted many honors; Juan Godinez (1517-1571), famous Spanish conquistador, Regidor of Santiago, Chile in 1550, 1554 and 1556...
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Godines migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Godines Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Pedro Godines, who landed in Veragua in 1872 
Related Stories +
- ^ 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)