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Gryphon meaning and name origin
Gryphon \g-ry-phon\ as a boy's name has the meaning "hooked nose" and is a variant of Griffin (Latin): in Greek mythology and medieval legend, the Gryphon was a fierce creature with the foreparts of an eagle (hence the hooked nose) and the hindquarters of a lion.
Gryphon has 4 variant forms: Griffen, Griffon, Gryffen, Gryffin.
Popularity of Gryphon
Gryphon is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
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