What does Griffon mean?
Griffon [grif-fon] as a name for boys has its root in Latin, and the meaning of the name Griffon is "hooked nose". Griffon is an alternate spelling of Griffin (Latin): in Greek mythology and medieval legend.
(male) Garfon, Grifton, ..
(female) Grifan, Grifna, .. Middle name pairings:
Griffon Avrohom (G.A.), ..
How popular is Griffon?
Griffon is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#50178 out of 150436, Top 33%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Griffon (not ranked) are Griffen and Griffin (#236 via latest list). Other forms, like Griff, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Griffon was well-received among parents in the year 2012 (median #1109) and has remained as widespread to this day (#1118, ▼3.4%). Griffin is the most contemporarily stylish baby name among these. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Arion, Brion, Briton, Britton, Clifton▼, Criston, Croffton (see Crofton), Crofton, Eifion, Ericson, Erikson, Garion, Geffen, Gibson▲, Gideon▲, Gidon, Gifford, Gillon, Gilon, Gilson, Girvon (see Girvin), Graydon, Grayson▲, Grayton, Greydon, Greyson▲, Griffith, Grigor, Gurion, Orion▲, Steffon, Triston▼, Triton and Wriston. These names tend to be more commonly used than Griffon.See names in meaning and etymology.