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Griffyn

What does Griffyn mean?

Griffyn Pronunciation of Griffyn [griffyn] as a boys' name is of Latin origin, and Griffyn means "hooked nose". Griffyn is a version of Griffin (Latin): in Greek mythology and medieval legend.

Variations

Griffyn has 5 variants: Griffen, Griffon, Gryffen, Gryffin and Gryphon.

4 more different relations via Griffin: Griff, Griffudd, Gruffud and Gruffydd.

Creative forms:
(male) Grifain, Grifon, ..

(female) Grifna, Grifne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Griffyn Marcel (G.M.), ..

How popular is Griffyn?

Griffyn is an unusual given name for men. Griffyn is also an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Griffyn (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 are Griffin (#236 via latest list) and Griffen. Other variants, like Griffudd, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Griffyn reached its apex less than a decade ago (median #1109) and has remained as widespread to this day (#1118, 3% less usage). Griffin is the most fashionable boy name in this list. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Geffen, Gridly (see Gridley), Griffith, Gwillyn (see Guillaume) and Tristyn. Like Griffyn, these names are not frequently used.

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in meaning and etymology.

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