Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Godwold m. Old High German, Old Dutch got, Old Saxon, Old Frisian, Old English god 'god, deity' + Old English weald, Old Saxon wald, Old High German walt 'power, authority'.

England
Latin
1189 Godwold (nom) GASurv p. 161
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Godwold". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Godwold.