plural -s
: the state or condition of being a godparent
godparenthood inaugurates a set of enduring mutual obligationsSolomon Tax

Word History


godparent + -hood

First Known Use

1932, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of godparenthood was in 1932

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“Godparenthood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/godparenthood. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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