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


Similar surnames: Gordon, Godby, Goy, Goody, Godown, Godel, Gogol, Cody, Good, Goos

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Godoy Family Origin

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Godoy Family Occupations

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  • Laundress

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Godoy occupation in the USA was Laundress. 100% of Godoy's were Laundresss.

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Between 1959 and 2004, Godoy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Godoy in 1959 was 44, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Godoy

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