Godfrey meaning and origin

Gender: Boy
Origin: Old High German and Germanic
Usage: English and German
Pronunciation: \"pronunciation
Meaning: God's Peace, Protection, Safety and Gods Peace
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Loved and Evergreen boy name Godfrey is originated from Germanic and Old High German, meaning of Godfrey is "God's Peace, Protection, Safety or Gods Peace" is used largely in German and English.

Variants of Godfrey

Giotto, Geoffrey, Jeffrey, Gottfried, Godafrid, Gotfried, Galfrid, Gaufrid, Walafrid, Gisalfrid, Bogomir, Geoff, Geoffry, Jeffreyjames

Names that rhyme with Godfrey

Popularity of Godfrey

Godfrey is a familiar baby name in United States, it has been in use since 1880 and was able to reach the top 600 names. In 1888, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 554 on boy names chart when 71 babies were named Godfrey. Over 3171 babies in United States have been named Godfrey. The first name is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales, its highest ever rank is 2087 (2006) in its 12 years run on England and Wales naming chart.

Godfrey is a rare baby name in Ireland there is very thin chances of it still being given. However things change on global perspective, Godfrey is extremely popular in Uganda where every 1 in 200 have the name as well as in Tanzania. Also the baby name is popular in Zimbabwe, Zambia, South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Malawi, Rwanda and England. At least, 690000 people globally have carried Godfrey as their given name according to our estimate.

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Here's what numbers has to say about Godfrey

You have the capability to guide others and people will get awestruck by witnessing your efforts. Taking into consideration your communication skills and charisma, you won't have a problem to attract attention and spread awareness. Harmony and balance matter to you. You make your own rules. You know good things don't just fall out of heaven. You have to earn them with hard work and dedication. You react fast and don't think much when it comes to taking a risk for improvement or gaining profits.

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  •  Tammo means Composition, Mari or Famous is of Old High German and Germanic origin which is principally used in Frisian, Low German and German is aimed at baby boys
  •  Dierk - Originated from Gothic and Old High German, Anomalous Dierk is dominantly used in Low German and German, Dierk means "Ruler of the People" is used typically as a boy name
  •  Dewald - Dewald means "People or Folk" is principally used in Low German and German
  •  Gherardo means Lance or Hard, Brave with a Spear or Hardy is originated from Old High German and Germanic and is given to boys is predominantly used in English and Italian
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Namesakes of Godfrey

    Godfrey Brown, British athlete
  • Godfrey Rampling, English athlete and army officer
  • Godfrey Collins, midshipman, East Indian Station from 1890-1893
  • Godfrey Binaisa, Ugandan lawyer
  • Godfrey Ho, former Hong Kong-based prolific film director and screenwriter
  • Godfrey McCulloch, Scottish politician who was executed for murder
  • Godfrey III, Duke of Lower Lorraine, eldest son of Gothelo I
  • Godfrey Goodman, Anglican Bishop of Gloucester
  • Godfrey Cambridge, American stand-up comic and actor
  • Godfrey of Viterbo, Roman Catholic chronicler
  • Godfrey Davies, respected English historian of the 17th century
  • Godfrey II, Duke of Lower Lorraine, count of Verdun
  • Godfrey Spruill, first doctor in North Carolina
  • Godfrey Wedgwood, partner in the Wedgwood pottery firm
  • Godfrey I, Count of Verdun, count of Bidgau and Methingau from 959 and the count of Verdun
  • Godfrey I, Duke of Lower Lorraine, count of Hainault from 958 and margrave or vice-duke of Lower Lorraine
  • Godfrey Timmins, Irish Fine Gael politician
  • Godfrey Cass, Australian actor in the silent era
  • Godfrey Nicholson, British Conservative Party Member of Parliament
  • Godfrey Chetwynd, 8th Viscount Chetwynd, British peer and industrialist
  • Godfrey Ince, senior British civil servant
  • Godfrey Winn, English journalist known as a columnist
  • Godfrey Locker-Lampson, British Conservative politician, poet and essayist
  • Godfrey Kennedy, Zimbabwean sculptor
  • Godfrey Mtenga, Zimbabwean sculptor
  • Godfrey Castro, amateur boxer from the Philippines
  • Godfrey Lagden, British Conservative Party politician
  • Godfrey Baseley, BBC radio executive famous for being the creator of the soap opera
  • Godfrey Dalrymple-White, Conservative Party politician
  • Godfrey Rolles Driver, English Orientalist noted for his studies of Semitic languages and Assyriology
  • Godfrey Graham, Irish former cricketer
  • Godfrey Henschen, Belgian Jesuit hagiographer
  • Godfrey Macdonald, 3rd Baron Macdonald of Sleat, second son of Alexander Macdonald
  • Godfrey Chidyausiku, Zimbabwean judge and politician
  • Godfrey Lias, British author, primarily of historical works
  • Godfrey Giffard, was Chancellor of the Exchequer of England
  • Godfrey Hounsfield, CBE, FRS, {{Cite journal
  • Godfrey Ludham, was Archbishop of York from 1258 to 1265
  • Godfrey Wilson, British anthropologist
  • Godfrey of Bath, medieval Bishop of Bath
  • Godfrey of Chichester, medieval Bishop of Chichester
  • Godfrey de Luci, medieval Bishop of Winchester
  • Godfrey Reggio, American director of experimental documentary films
  • Godfrey of Bouillon, Frankish knight and one of the leaders of the First Crusade
  • Godfrey Kneller, leading portrait painter
  • Godfrey Lowell Cabot, American industrialist and philanthropist
  • Godfrey Bloom, British politician
  • Godfrey Meynell, British Indian Army officer and an English recipient of the Victoria Cross
  • Godfrey Place, officer
  • Godfrey Chevalier, pioneering naval aviator of the United States Navy of World War I and the early 1920s
  • Godfrey Higgins, English magistrate and landowner
  • Godfrey I, Count of Louvain, born c
  • Godfrey II, Count of Louvain, count of Louvain
  • Godfrey Evans, English cricketer who played for Kent and England
  • Godfrey III, Count of Louvain, was count of Louvain, landgrave of Brabant
  • Godfrey Smith, Belizean jurist, attorney and politician
  • Godfrey Cripps, cricketer

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