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Last name: GRIFFIN

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Last name frequency

GRIFFIN : This last name is indexed 457,216 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

GRIFFIN : A name given to a noted man, whose qualities or disposition, in some respects, resembled this fabulous creature. Griffurn, in Welsh, is applied to a man having a crooked nose, like a hawk's bill. Gryffyn, in the Cornish British, signifies to give. It may be the same as Griffith.

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