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Early Origins of the Godinot family

The surname Godinot was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Utrecht, a city and capital of the province of Utrecht. The ramparts of this ancient city were destroyed in 1830. The Domkerk(1254) is on the site of the original church of St.Willibrord in 720. In the crypt are the hearts of Conrad II(1039) and Henry V(1125) two German Emperors. The Museum is notable for its relics and artifacts. Its tumultuous history was strongly influenced by religious conflict. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Early History of the Godinot family

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Godinot Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Goodpaster, Gohin, Godden, Godinot, Godineau, Godinet and many more.

Early Notables of the Godinot family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Godinot family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: those recorded from the mid 17th century onward in the great migration from Europe to the New World.

Contemporary Notables of the name Godinot (post 1700) +

  • Deo Gratias Nicolas Godinot, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [1]

  1. Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, March 6) Deo Godinot. Retrieved from on Facebook