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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Godman

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god +‎ -man

  1. (India, colloquial, derogatory) A charismatic male guru.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Godman

Buda is also known as Helen Strong, Alice Williams, and Helen Smith.


Frederick DuCane Godman was a scientist in the fields of lepidopterist, entomology, and ornithology. Frederick was born on January 15th, 1834. He passed away on February 19th, 1919.


Phil Godman is a rugby player.


Trish Godman is an office holder. Trish was born on October 31st, 1939 in Govan, Glasgow, Scotland.


Norman Godman is a member of parliament. He was most prominent from 1983 to 2001. Norman was born on April 19th, 1937.


James Harper Godman was an Ohio State Auditor. His military service ended in 25. James was born on October 19th, 1808 in Berkeley County, West Virginia. He left this life on October 4th, 1891.


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Popularity of Godman as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Godman U.S.
  White 90.38% 64.26%
  African American 3.81% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.20% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.21% 16.26%

Of Last Name Godman

People with the last name Godman are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Godman

  • How Popular is the name Godman? As a last name Godman was the 43,285th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Godman first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Godman is Monday, March 10th, 1890.
  • How unique is the name Godman? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Godman. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Godman: Your name in reverse order is Namdog. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Odnamg. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Godman? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 499 people with the last name Godman.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Godman? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Godman as their last name since less than 1 person in 588k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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