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Griffen Surname History
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Griffen Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Griffen may be complicated to determine because countries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Griffen may be difficult to determine based on whether the family name came about organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of last names that come from professions, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen).
Griffen Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Griffen come may come from a craft, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these craft-based last names can be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is useful to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many western names like Griffen come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Often these surnames are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Favored of God".
Griffen Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Griffen were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Griffen. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Griffen family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Surnames like Griffen vary in how they're spelled as they travel across tribes, family branches, and languages over time.
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Griffen Family Tree
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- Jane (Griffen) Hisler
- Nellie I Forrest Griffen born 1884
- Nellie I Griffen born 1884
- Jemima Griffen Coles
- Jean Henry Griffen 1922 - 2010
- William Griffen 1907 - 1987
- John Griffen 1903 - 1969
- Allen Griffen 1913 - 1973
- David I Griffen 1918 - 1999
- Harriet H Griffen 1914 - 2007