Godrick is a masculine name of English origin. It stems from the Old English Godric, which is composed of the elements god and rīċe meaning “powerful,” “mighty,” or “great,” giving Godrick the definition of “god ruler.” As a surname, Godrick is linked to an ancient legacy of Anglo-Saxon tribes in Britain and came from the family names Gotheridge or Goodrich. Harry Potter fans might recognize the moniker from Godric Gryffindor, a wizard who was one of the four founders of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Godric Gryffindor is known for his forward thinking and value of courage and determination. With a name like Godrick, we have no doubt baby will possess such desirable traits.
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