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What does Gryffen mean?

Gryffen Pronunciation of Gryffen [gryf-fen] as a name for boys has its root in Latin, and the meaning of Gryffen is "hooked nose". Gryffen is an alternate form of Griffin (Latin): in Greek mythology and medieval legend.


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

2 more alternative forms via Griffin: Griff and Gruffud.

Creative forms:
(male) Garfen, Gorfen, ..

(female) Gryfna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gryffen Clark (G.C.), ..

How popular is Gryffen?

Gryffen is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Gryffen is an equally uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Griffen and Griffin (#236 from current records) are the popular related forms of Gryffen (outside Top 2000). These forms of Gryffen were at the top of their popularity less than a decade ago (median #1109) and have remained as popular to this day (#1118, down 3.4%). Griffin is the most fashionable boy name among these. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Brycen, Bryen, Brysen, Coffen, Dryden, Gaylen, Gefen, Geffen, Gratien and Steffen. Like Gryffen, these names are not commonly used.

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