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What does Gruffud mean?

Gruffud Pronunciation of Gruffud as a name for boys is a Latin and Welsh name, and Gruffud means "hooked nose; lord, prince". Gruffud is an alternate spelling of Griffin (Latin): in Greek mythology and medieval legend. Gruffud is also a derivative of Griffith (Welsh): anglicized variation of Gruffudd.


ASSOCIATED WITH prince (king)


VARIANTS Gruffydd, Griffudd

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA GRIFFIN, GRIFFITH Griff, Griffen, Griffon, Griffyn, Gryffen, Gryffin



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How popular is Gruffud?

Gruffud is a rare first name for men. Gruffud is a rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Griffen, Griffin (#224 VIA LATEST LIST), Griffith and Gryffin (#1802) are the prominent related forms of Gruffud (NOT RANKED). Other variants, like Griffon, are seldom used. These forms of Gruffud are at the peak of their popularity today (AVERAGE #1506). Griffin is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns in this list. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Arnaud, Arnoud, Drud (see Andrew), Galfrid, Geffen, Geoff, Geoffry, Geraud (see Gerald), Giffard (see Gifford), Gifferd (see Gifford), Gifford, Gilford, Giraud, Gjurd, Guntur, Gustus, Gutun, Guus and Gyfford (see Gifford). Like Gruffud, these names are not commonly used.

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