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What does Gryphon mean?

Gryphon Pronunciation of Gryphon [gryphon] as a boys' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Gryphon is "hooked nose". Gryphon is a version, with the suffix -yphon, of Griffin (Latin): in Greek mythology and medieval legend.

Variations

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

Creative forms:
(male) Garphon, Gryfin, ..

(female) Grycon, Gryvan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gryphon Koen (G.K.), ..

How popular is Gryphon?

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Griffen and Griffin (#236 a year ago) are the prominent alternative forms of Gryphon (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Griffyn, are seldom used. These forms of Gryphon were at the top of their popularity 3 years ago (adoption of 0.1%) and have remained as common to this day (adoption 0.1%, 3.4%). Griffin is the most chic boy name among these. Below is a graphed study of the ranking of Gryphon and corresponding names. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aryon, Bryon, Bryson, Gaylon, Gershon, Graydon, Grayson, Grayton, Greydon, Greyson, Grygor, Guryon, Oryon, Stephon, Tychon and Typhoon. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gryphon.

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