Griffin Family History
Griffin Surname History
This page is dedicated to a detailed history of the Griffin family name, Griffin etymology, and history of Griffin ancestors. Griffin family history has a rich and complex origin whose details have been accumulated over the years by Griffin family researchers. The Griffin family name is an old family line that has spread all across the world over the centuries, and as the name Griffin has spread, it has changed making its origin difficult to uncover.
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The evolution of Griffin starts at it's earliest origins. 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 family name to change as it enters a new country or language. As Griffin families moved between countries and languages, the Griffin name may have changed with them. Griffin family members have travelled around the world all throughout history.
Griffin country of origin
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The nationality of Griffin is often complicated to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Griffin may be in dispute as result of whether the surname came in to being naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of last names that come from a craft, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).
Meaning of the last name Griffin
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The meaning of Griffin come may come from a craft, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these trade-based family names might be a profession in another language. This is why it is essential to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many modern names like Griffin originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Often these names relate to a religious expression such as "Lamb of God".
- Ronald Griffin 1963 - 1973
- Terri L Griffin 1956 - 2002
- Frank Griffin 1900 - 1970
- Ruth Griffin 1889 - 1967
- Shirley G Griffin 1955 - 2001
- Leah G Griffin 1942 - 2009
- Betty Griffin 1952 - 1979
- Hal Griffin 1949 - 1980
- Mary A Griffin 1939 - 1994
- Laura M Griffin 1958 - 1995
- Glenn L Griffin 1946 - 1997
- Jeanine G Griffin 1934 - 1992
- Daniel G Griffin 1953 - 2010
- Fred Griffin 1875 - 1976
- Alan A Griffin 1944 - 1995
- M E Griffin 1893 - 1992
- Russell Griffin 1909 - 1983
- William R Griffin 1961 - 2006
- Sr Leona L Griffin 1906 - 1994
- Debra Marion Griffin 1962 - 2007
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Famous people named Griffin
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Griffin
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Griffin. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Fun facts about the Griffin family
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Griffin spelling variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Griffin were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Griffin. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Griffin family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Family names like Griffin change in how they're spelled as they travel across tribes, family unions, and languages across time.