Godfrey

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Godfrey
Gender masculine
Origin
Word/name Gottfried

Godfrey is the anglicized form of the German given name Gottfried. It was introduced to England in the Norman period. It also came to be used as an English surname in the early modern period.

Given name[edit]

medieval
Further information: Gottfried

In English-language historiography Godfrey often used as conventional modern form for medieval bearers of the name Gottfried (Godefridus).

modern

Surname[edit]

Places[edit]

Fiction[edit]

  • Glorious Godfrey, often known just by the name "Godfrey", a DC Comics supervillain
  • Lord Vincent Godfrey, a character from the Warcaft universe, who appears in the Worgen quest line

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