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What does Griffudd mean?

Griffudd Pronunciation of Griffudd [grif-fudd] as a boys' name is of Latin and Welsh origin, and the meaning of the name Griffudd is "hooked nose; lord, prince". Griffudd is a variant form of Griffin (Latin): in Greek mythology and medieval legend. Griffudd is also a derivative of Griffith (Welsh): anglicized version of Gruffudd.

Associated with: prince (king).


Griffudd has 2 variants: Gruffud and Gruffydd.

4 more related forms via Griffin, Griffith: Griff, Griffen, Griffon and Griffyn.

Creative forms:
(male) Garfudd, Gilfudd, ..

(female) Grifia, Grifna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Griffudd Trenton (G.T.), ..

How popular is Griffudd?

Griffudd is a rare first name for males. Griffudd is a unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Griffudd (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Griffen, Griffin (#236 via latest list) and Griffith. Adoption of these forms of Griffudd was more pronounced among parents less than a decade ago (adoption of 0.09%) and has remained as widespread to this day (adoption 0.08%, 3%). Griffin is the most contemporarily stylish baby name among these. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Griffen, Griffin, Griffith in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Griffudd and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Giffard (see Gifford), Gifferd (see Gifford), Gifford, Gilford, Giraud, Girauld, Grimaldi, Grimaldo, Griswald, Griswold, Gryffen, Gryffin, Guilford and Gyfford (see Gifford). Like Griffudd, these names are not frequently used.

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