Gender: Male Meaning of Godfrey: "God's peace" Origin of Godfrey: German

Godfrey Origin and Meaning

The name Godfrey is a boy's name of German origin meaning "God's peace".

Godfrey was very popular in the Middle Ages, but today you're more likely to hear it as a surname than a first name. It has a solid, old-man charm, but a couple of possible deal-breakers: the first syllable being God, and no obvious nickname. Goff, maybe? For a different feel, we also like the Italian artist's version Giotto.

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Godfrey's International Variations

Giotto, Goffredo, Godofredo (Italian) Godefroi (French) Gofraidh (Irish Gaelic) Godfried (Dutch) Gottfried (German)


Christy Smith Says:


Roland only has six letters. Oopsie :)