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Godfrey
English
  • Surname History:
    1. Son of godfrey,' a teutonic personal name, variously written as gothfrith, guthfrith, etc.; very common among the normans, by whom it may be said to have been introduced into england, though as gothfrith it was sometimes found among the anglo-saxons, (Sloinnte Gaedheal is Gall )
    2. Son of godfrey'; older mac gothfhradha, mac gothfhraidh; a variant of mac gofradha, mac gofraidh and mac gafraidh, which see, (Sloinnte Gaedheal is Gall )
    3. Descendant of gothfraith' (god-peace, anglicised godfrey, a name introduced by the danes and early adopted by the irish); a not uncommon surname in east limerick and tipperary. the family, which is old in that district, is probably of danish descent, (Sloinnte Gaedheal is Gall )
  • Sources:
    Sloinnte Gaedheal is Gall An Sloinnteoir Gaeilge agus an tAinmneoir

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Alternative Language

  • Gaeilge
    Source:
    Sloinnte Gaedheal is Gall
  • Gaeilge
    Source:
    Sloinnte Gaedheal is Gall
  • Gaeilge
    Source:
    Sloinnte Gaedheal is Gall
    An Sloinnteoir Gaeilge agus an tAinmneoir
  • Gaeilge
    Source:
    Sloinnte Gaedheal is Gall
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