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Type Surname (from given name)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. GUWD-RICH  [key]
Other Forms FormsGoodrick, Goodridge, Gooderidge, Goodricke, Goderich, Godriche, Godric, Godrige, Goderidge, Goodreed, Goodreid, Gutteridge, Guteridge, Guttridge, Gutridge, Güttrich, Guthridge, Guttery

Meaning & History

Derived from the Middle English given name Goderiche (itself derived from the Anglo-Saxon given name Godric), composed of Old English god meaning "good" and ric meaning "ruler, mighty, god's ruler, power". It could also be a topographic name, denoting someone from the village of Goodrich in Herefordshire, England.
Added 1/11/2022 by General9696
Edited 8/3/2022 by General9696