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About Maurice Gaudin de Chatillonet Givet,
Godin is English for Gaudin which means Horeseman.
One day a knight from Nemur in modern Belgium named Maurice Godin departed his home in the village of Bellefontaine and settled at a place in nearby France called Châtillon-sur-Seine where he and his new wife Huguette Pampeluna Navarre settled down and spent the remainder of their lives. Shortly after their arrival in Châtillon-ser-Seine, their son Vorle was born, named for the parish church he was baptized in, a parish named for Saint Vorle, a monk who lived in the sixth century in the region of Champagne and who died in 591 A.D..The surname Godin is cited in numerous books on ancient Belgian names, styled as Godin, Godinne, Goddin, Goddyn, Godyn, Gaudin, Gautin, Goden, Godon, and Gawdin.