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Godefroy Name Meaning

French: from the personal name Godefroy from ancient Germanic Godafrid composed of the elements god ‘god’ and frid ‘peace’. This surname is also found in England where it is of Huguenot origin. Compare Godfroy .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Godfrey, Pomeroy, Godoy, Gefroh, Deroy, Gogerty, Geoffroy, Govero

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Where is the Godefroy family from?

You can see how Godefroy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Godefroy family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Godefroy families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 4 Godefroy families living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Godefroy's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Godefroy families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Godefroy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Godefroy ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Godefroy. 62% of Godefroy women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Duties Unpaid
  • Domestic Unpaid
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Godefroy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Godefroy census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Godefroy. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 102 military records available for the last name Godefroy. For the veterans among your Godefroy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Godefroy lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2002, in the United States, Godefroy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Godefroy in 1964 was 78, and 83 in 2002.

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