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Godoy Family History

Godoy Name Meaning
Galician: habitational name from Godoy, a place in Galicia. The origin of the place name is uncertain, but a connection has been suggested with the Gothic elements gu{dh}s ‘god’ + wihs ‘saint’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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156,985 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
560 Military Records
3,866 Immigration Records
17,815 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Godoy Families

  • Number of Godoy families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Godoy families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Godoy last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Godoy census records

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Godoy Family Origin

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Godoy Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Godoy

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Godoy Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Godoy census records

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Military Service by Godoy

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