The head of a criminal organization would look over all it's members in the same way, while he might not be related to any of them.
The term Godfather didn't really catch on until the movie(s) were released.
2. Vito Corleone. Main character of Mario Puzo's novel, The Godfather. He was the head of an italian mafia called the Corleone Family or the Cosa Nostra.
3. The son of Don Vito Corleone, Micheal Corleone.
4.Usually refers to a random, nameless mafia boss.
5. A male godparent, a male person who takes responsibility of the religious education of a child at the baptism.
Jamie's godfather is taking good care of her, she's staying at his beach house in Verona.
The person suggesting vodka is a moron.
* A GODFATHER DOES NOT HAVE TO BE SICILIAN. THAT IS JUST A FALLACY PORTRAYED IN MARIO PUZO'S AND FRANCIS FORD COPOLLA'S "The Godfather".