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  1. Godfreynoun

    A male given name from the Germanic languages.

  2. Godfreynoun

    A patronymic surname.

  3. Etymology: From Old French Godefrei, from Old High German Godafrid ("peace of God"), from got ("god") + fridu ("peace"). See also Gottfried and Geoffrey.


  1. Godfrey

    Godfrey C. Danchimah, Jr., professionally known as Godfrey, is an American comedian and actor who has appeared on BET, VH1, Comedy Central, and feature films, such as Soul Plane, Original Gangstas, Zoolander, and Johnson Family Vacation. He was also a spokesperson for 7 Up during the popular '7up yours' advertising campaign. He was also a cast member on the first season of The It Factor, a reality television show. Currently, he is a regular performer at the comedy club Comedy Cellar in New York City. He played voices of Mr. Stubborn and Mr. Tall in The Mr. Men Show.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Godfrey is ranked #1230 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Godfrey surname appeared 28,734 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 10 would have the surname Godfrey.

    78% or 22,427 total occurrences were White.
    16.2% or 4,664 total occurrences were Black.
    2.2% or 655 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2% or 589 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.7% or 221 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.6% or 181 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Godfrey in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Godfrey in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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