Gudgeon History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Gudgeon family

The surname Gudgeon was first found in Essex where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1086 when Goodsoune was recorded in the Domesday Book.

Important Dates for the Gudgeon family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gudgeon research. Another 202 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1839 and 1840 are included under the topic Early Gudgeon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Gudgeon Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Goodson, Goodison, Gooderson, Goodisson, Goodsone, Godson, Godison, Goderson, Godisson, Gudgeon and many more.

Early Notables of the Gudgeon family (pre 1700)

Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gudgeon Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Gudgeon migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gudgeon Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Chris Gudgeon, who arrived in Maryland in 1665 [1]
  • Robert Gudgeon, who landed in Maryland in 1675 [1]

Gudgeon migration to Australia

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Gudgeon Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century


  1. ^ 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)
Fastest Delivery Possible

Digital Products on Checkout, all other products filled in 1 business day

Money Back
Money Back Guarantee

Yes, all products 100% Guaranteed

BBB A+ Rating

The Best Rating possible

Secure Online Payment

Entire site uses SSL / Secure Certificate