What does Gryphon mean?
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)
Griffin (#241 a year ago) is the only prominent alternative form of Gryphon (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000. These boy names were at the top of their popularity in 1998 (usage of 0.785%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.759%, down 3.3%). Griffin (#241) is the most chic boy name among these. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Gryphon and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)