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The noble Spanish surname Godinez is of patronymic
origin, deriving from the personal name of the father of the initial bearer. In this instance, the surname Godinez is derived from the ancient Germanic name Gund which means "combat or battle."
The surname Godinez was first found in the province of Galicia
. However, early records show the presence of the Godinez family in Salamanca during the early medieval period.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Godines, Godinez, Godineze, Godins and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Godinez research. Another 157 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1517, 1571, 1550, 1554, 1556, 1569, 1620, 1588, 1637, 1591 and 1644 are included under the topic Early Godinez History in all our PDF Extended History products
Another 211 words (15 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Godinez Notables in all our PDF Extended History products
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Godinez Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Juan Godinez, who landed in America in 1812
Godinez Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Dionisio Godinez, aged 22, who landed in America, in 1905
- Manuel Godinez, aged 21, who emigrated to the United States from Mexico City, Mexico, in 1911
- Simeon Godinez, aged 45, who landed in America from Sagua, Cuba, in 1912
- Rodolfo Godinez, aged 17, who emigrated to the United States from Havana, Cuba, in 1913
- Andres Godinez, aged 18, who emigrated to the United States from St. Sebaetian, Spain, in 1922
- Javier Mora Godinez (1924-1999), American song writer and composer
- Manuel Godinez, American Democrat politician, Postmaster at San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1952-53 (acting, 1952-53); Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Puerto Rico, 1956
- Jennifer Godinez, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 2004
- Felipe Godínez (1588-1637), dramatist of the Spanish Golden Age
- Braulio Antonio Godínez Durán (b. 1984), Mexican football defender who plays for Alebrijes de Oaxaca
- José Said Hilario Godínez López (b. 1975), Mexican former footballer who played for Tecos UAG
- Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
- Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
- Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
- Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
- Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
- Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
- Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
- Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
- Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
- de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
The Godinez Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Godinez 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.
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