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Meaning and Name Origin

Gryphon \g-ry-phon\ as a boys' name. The meaning of Gryphon is "hooked nose". Gryphon is a derivative of Griffin (Latin). A rare given name.


Gryphon has 4 variants: Griffen, Griffon, Gryffen and Gryffin.

Gryphon has 1 more alternative form via Griffin: Griff.


Gryphon is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Gryphon is an equally unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Gryphon and corresponding names. Griffin (#241 a year ago) is the only prominent alternative form of Gryphon (#unlisted). This boy name was at the top of its popularity in 1998 and is somewhat less popular today. Griffin (#241) is the most chic boy name among these. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Griffin in U.S.

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