The name Godwin is an Anglo-Saxon name carried by:

*Godwin, Earl of Wessex
*Saint Godwin of Stavelot
*Godwin a bishop of Lichfield

As a surname it is borne by numerous people with individual entries, including:

* Becky Godwin
* Dan Godwin
* Edward William Godwin
* Fay Godwin
* Francis Godwin
* Frank Godwin
* Gail Godwin, American novelist and short story writer
* General Godwin
* George Godwin, architectural journalist
* George Stanley Godwin, author
* Glen Stewart Godwin
* Hannibal Lafayette Godwin
* Harry Godwin
* Henry Haversham Godwin-Austen
* James Godwin
* Jeff Godwin
* John Godwin
* Joscelyn Godwin
* Linda M. Godwin
* Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin Shelley
* Mike Godwin
* Mills E. Godwin Jr.
* Neil Godwin, fictional character from "The Office"
* Neville Godwin
* Parke Godwin
* Paul Godwin
* Peter Godwin (writer)
* Peter Godwin (singer)
* Robert Alfred Cloynes Godwin-Austen
* Ted Godwin
* Thomas Godwin (bishop)
* Tom Godwin (writer)
* Tommy Godwin (footballer)
* Tommy Godwin (cyclist)
* Wayne Godwin
* William Godwin, one of the first exponents of utilitarianism, and one of the first modern proponents of philosophical anarchism.

ee also

*Godwin, North Carolina
*Godwin's Law
*List of Old English (Anglo-Saxon) surnames

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