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Griffin Meaning


What does Griffin mean?

The name Griffin is of Welsh origin.

The meaning of Griffin is "strong chief".

Griffin is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Gri-ffin.

The Given Name Griffin

Griffin is a form of Gruffudd. See Gruffudd for further details.

Memorable and bold, it is a name considered by many parents.

A wonderfully classic name.

Griffin is also great as a middle name.

Griffin Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 224 in baby name popularity for boys with 1,662 occurrences. It ranked 4,361 in baby name popularity for girls with 32 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 243 in baby name popularity for boys with 1,520 occurrences. It ranked 6,108 in baby name popularity for girls with 20 occurrences.

View the Griffin Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Griffin has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Griffin to other names.

Griffin Related Names

Griffin is a form of Gruffudd.

Variants of the name Griffin include Griffyn.

Famous Griffins

    Griffin Numerology

    What will your new littleGriffin be like?

    It may all be in the numbers.

    The numbers that make up your child's name.

    Numerology may give you some insight.

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    Griffin Name Fun

    Would you like to fingerspell the name Griffin in American Sign Language?

    Then just follow the diagram below.

    Be creative with the name Griffin.

    Just for fun, see the name Griffin in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

    Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Griffin in Nautical Flags page.