Godinez History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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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."
Early Origins of the Godinez family
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.
Early History of the Godinez family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Godinez 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 Godinez History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Godinez Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Godines, Godinez, Godineze, Godins and others.
Early Notables of the Godinez 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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In the United States, the name Godinez is the 4,648th most popular surname with an estimated 7,461 people with that name. 
Godinez migration to the United States +
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 immigrated 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 immigrated to the United States from Havana, Cuba, in 1913
- Andres Godinez, aged 18, who immigrated to the United States from St. Sebaetian, Spain, in 1922
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Contemporary Notables of the name Godinez (post 1700) +
- Javier Mora Godinez (1924-1999), American song writer and composer
- Manuel Godinez, American Democratic Party 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 Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 2004 
- José Said Hilario Godínez López (b. 1975), Mexican former footballer who played for Tecos UAG (1998-2009)
- Braulio Antonio Godínez Durán (b. 1984), Mexican football defender who plays for Alebrijes de Oaxaca
- Christine Godinez Ortega (b. 1952), poet and professor from the Philippines
Related Stories +
- ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
- ^ 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)
- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html