Name: Godiva

Origin and Meaning of the Name Godiva

  • Meaning:
    Gift from God
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (guh DI vah)
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Miscellaneous Info for Godiva

  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    The most famous bearer of the name was Godgifu (latinized as Godiva), wife of Leofric of Mercia, who founded several monasteries and is the heroine of a well-known Coventry legend.
    Furthermore, Godiva is a well-known brand of chocolates in the U.S.

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