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Godfroy Name Meaning

French: variant of Godefroy and in North America (also) an altered form of this.

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


Similar surnames: Godfrey, Godoy, Geoffroy, Godino, Conroy, Gorny, Pomeroy, Godby

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Where is the Godfroy family from?

You can see how Godfroy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Godfroy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Godfroy families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 7 Godfroy families living in Michigan. This was about 78% of all the recorded Godfroy's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Godfroy families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Godfroy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Godfroy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Superintendent and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Godfroy. 34% of Godfroy men worked as a Superintendent and 60% of Godfroy women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Godfroy were Laborer and Sewer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Superintendent
    34%
  • Farmer
    34%
  • Laborer
    34%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    60%
  • Sewer
    40%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 481 immigration records available for the last name Godfroy. 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 307 military records available for the last name Godfroy. For the veterans among your Godfroy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Godfroy lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Godfroy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Godfroy in 1962 was 82, and 79 in 2004.

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