Griffen Family History
Griffen Surname History
This page is a hub for the complete history of the Griffen family name, Griffen etymology, and history of Griffen family members. Griffen family history has a complex evolution whose details are beginning to be understood by Griffen family researchers. The Griffen family name is an old family line that has spread all across the world over the centuries, and as the Griffen family has spread, it has evolved making its origin difficult to piece together.
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The evolution of Griffen begins with the origins of thefamily name. Even in the early generations of a name there have been different spellings of that name simply because last names were infrequently written down at that stage in history.
It was not uncommon for a last name to change as it enters a new country or language. As these families emigrated between countries, the Griffen name may have changed with them. Griffen families have travelled around different countries all throughout history.
Griffen country of origin
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The nationality of Griffen can be very difficult to determine because countries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Griffen may be difficult to determine depending on whether the family name originated organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of names that come from professions, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).
Meaning of the last name Griffen
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The meaning of Griffen come may come from a craft, such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk". A lot of these profession-based surnames can be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is important to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many modern names like Griffen originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. In many cases these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Grace of God".
- Joseph Griffen 1737 - 1807
- Jane (Griffen) Hisler
- Barsheba Griffen Osborn
- Winifred Wright Griffen
- Jemima Griffen Coles
- Jane Cornell Griffen
- Nellie i Griffen 1884 - ?
- Hannah Clark Griffen 1690 - 1757
- Henry GRIFFEN Griffen 1721 - ?
- Margaret Griffen 1716 - ?
- John Griffen 1698 - 1759
- Gold A Griffen
- Nellie I Forrest Griffen 1884 - ?
- Zopher Griffen
- Abigail Griffen Waldo 1708 - 1777
- Esther Sutton Griffen
- John Griffen
- Noel Griffen
- Elizabeth Griffen Burgh
- Mary Griffen Lane
Griffen Family Tree
Famous people named Griffen
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Griffen
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Griffen. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Griffen spelling variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Griffen were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Griffen. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Griffen family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Family names like Griffen vary in how they're spelled as they travel across villages, family lines, and countries over the years.