Origin:British
Popularity:7217
Meaning:God's gift
Godiva as a girl's name is of Old English origin meaning "God's gift". According to the famous story, the 11th century Lady Godiva rode through the town of Coventry naked, covered only by her long hair. Her motive was a pact with her husband, the Earl of Mexica, who relieved the townsfolk of certain taxes after the ride.

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