Gudin History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The surname Gudin developed into a surname independently, from a few sources. It evolved from the Low German word "Gude," meaning "good. " It came from the Frisian word "Gudde." As well as from the German Gut(h), which was used in the Middle Ages to refer to a free man of noble birth.

Early Origins of the Gudin family

The surname Gudin was first found in Hamburg, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs. Gude is also connected to several place names in the Holstein region. The earliest instance of the name appears to be of a knight in Upper Alsace in 1251 with the name Guotman. A Herman der Guot is on record in Suz in 1236; and a Gerhard de Guden was on record in Kolberg in 1277.

Important Dates for the Gudin family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gudin research. Another 106 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1581, 1696, 1730, 1765, 1635, 1689, 1645, 1698, 1684, 1698, 1400 and 1468 are included under the topic Early Gudin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Gudin Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Gude, Gudde, Gudenau, Gudentz, Guenus, Güder, Gudiel, Gudin, Guedin, Guchte, Gute, Guten, Guter, Guth, Gutte, Gutteling, Guttenberg, Guettenberg, Guttenberg and many more.

Early Notables of the Gudin family (pre 1700)

Notables of the time included Marquard Gude (1635-1689), a German archaeologist and classical scholar; Johann Gottfried von Guttenberg (1645-1698), Franconian nobleman, Prince-Bishop of Würzburg 1684-1698; and Johann...
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Gudin migration to Australia

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

Gudin Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Johanna Gudin, aged 38, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1848 aboard the ship "Alfred" [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Gudin (post 1700)

  • Charles Étienne Gudin de la Sablonnière, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [2]
  • Pierre César Gudin des Bardelières, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [3]

Citations

  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ALFRED 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Alfred.htm
  2. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, March 6) Charles Gudin. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  3. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, March 6) Pierre Gudin. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
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