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What does Griswold mean?

Griswold Pronunciation of Griswold [gris-wold] as a boys' name is of Old French and German origin, and the meaning of Griswold is "gray woods". Place name.

Associated with: woods (tree).


Griswold has 1 variant: Griswald.

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Middle name pairings:
Griswold Kamari (G.K.), ..

How popular is Griswold?

Griswold is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#3167 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Griswold has not made it into the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Griswold name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Griswold outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Arnold, Bristol, Driscol, Driscoll, Garold, Gerhold, Gerold, Gerrold, Gifford, Gilford, Girauld, Greenwood, Gridly (see Gridley), Griffon, Griffudd, Grigor, Grigori, Grigory, Grimaldi, Grimaldo, Grimsly, Grisha, Guilford, Oswald, Rainhold, Reinhold, Reinold, Reinwald, Sigwald, Tibold, Tiebold and Witold. These names tend to be more frequently used than Griswold.

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