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What does Griff mean?

Griff Pronunciation of Griff as a boys' name has its roots in Latin and Welsh, and Griff means "hooked nose; lord, prince". Griff is an alternate spelling of Griffin (Latin): in Greek mythology and medieval legend. Griff is also a variant of Griffith (Welsh): anglicized version of Gruffudd.


ASSOCIATED WITH prince (king)


RELATIONS VIA GRIFFIN, GRIFFITH Griffen, Griffon, Griffudd, Griffyn, Gruffud, Gryffen, Gryffin

(male) Gariff, ..

(female) Grido, ..

Griff Andre (G.A.), ..

How popular is Griff?

Griff is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#44027 out of 150436, Top 29%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Griffin (#224 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Gryffin (#1802), Griffen and Griffith are the prominent alternative forms of Griff (NOT RANKED) rated in the Top 2000. These relations of Griff are at the height of their popularity presently (ADOPTION OF 0.1%). Griffin is more familiar than the rest. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Biff, Cliff and Geoff. These names tend to be more frequently used than Griff.

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