[ 2 syll. go-dwi(n), god-w-in ] The baby boy name Godwin is pronounced as GAADWihN †. Godwin's language of origin is Old English and it is predominantly used in English. Godwin is of the meaning 'friend of god'. It is derived from god ; wine which means 'friend'. An original form of the name is Godwine (Old English). The name was borne in the 11th century by Godwin, Earl of Wessex, an influential advisor to the king and the father of King Harold II. The given name was widely used during the medieval period, and it gave rise to the surname, which in turn led to a revival in the use of the given name.
Godwin is not widely used as a baby name for boys. It is not in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Godwin include Godwinn, Godwinne, Godwyn, Gaetan, Gastin, Gaston, Gastone, Gaudin, Gaudyn, Gautam, Gethin, Gethon, Gethun, Gethyn, Gidnee, Gidney, Gidni, Gidnie, Gidny, and Godwenn.
† Pronunciation for Godwin: G as in "grin (G.R.IH.N)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; W as in "we (W.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"