Meaning and Name Origin
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)