Godfrey

Godfrey

[god-free]
noun
1.
a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “god” and “peace.”
interjection
2.
(sometimes lowercase) (used as an exclamation of surprise, anger, etc.)
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Godfrey
male proper name, from O.Fr. Godefrei, from O.H.G. Godafrid (Ger. Gottfried), lit. "the peace of God," from O.H.G. got "God" + fridu "peace."
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