Recent Examples of goddaughter from the Web
Peggy Gross, of Aberdeen, watched the parade with her goddaughter, Nicole Smith.
Barrymore and Paltrow, both from entertainment families—are goddaughters of the famous director.
In addition to her husband, Janet Wasko is survived by her sister, Barbara Bos, and brother, Thomas Pullman; her step-mother, Ann Pullman, and a number of nieces and nephews and a goddaughter.
Call to action Charlotte’s homicides spiked in the early 1990s – in 1993, the worst year on record, more than 120 people were killed, including Williams’ goddaughter – and again in the mid-2000s, when homicide counts hovered in the low 80s.
It has been rumored, though never confirmed, that Sobchak is Putin’s goddaughter.
When Elizabeth Taylor died in 2011, her goddaughter, Paris Jackson—daughter of Michael, who had died not even two years earlier—was only 12 years old.
One of the three children, Bridget, is Mumby’s goddaughter.
There were also eight young bridesmaids in tow, including Margaret's niece Princess Anne and her goddaughter Marilyn Wills.
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First Known Use of goddaughter
before 12th century
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