Griffis Family History & Genealogy

Find Griffis records

Find birth, death, marriage, military, and other Griffis records at Ancestry.com.

Search for Griffis records

Latest Griffis photos

These photos were uploaded by members of the Griffis community on AncientFaces.

Griffis Surname History

The family history of the Griffis last name is maintained by the AncientFaces community. Join the community by adding to to this genealogy of the Griffis:

  • Griffis family history
  • Griffis country of origin, nationality, & ethnicity
  • Griffis last name meaning & etymology
  • Griffis spelling & pronunciation
  • genealogy and family tree

Edit this page

Griffis Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

No one has submitted information on Griffis country of origin, nationality, or ethnicity. Add to this section

No content has been submitted about the Griffis country of origin. The following is speculative information about Griffis. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.

The nationality of Griffis may be complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Griffis may be difficult to determine as result of whether the name originated naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of names that are based on a craft, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

Griffis Meaning & Etymology

No one has submitted information on Griffis meaning and etymology. Add to this section

No content has been submitted about the meaning of Griffis. The following is speculative information about Griffis. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.

The meaning of Griffis come may come from a craft, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. Some of these profession-based family names may be a profession in a different language. Because of this it is good to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many western names like Griffis originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. Commonly these names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Worthy of praise".

Griffis Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

No one has added information on Griffis spellings or pronunciations. Add to this section

No content has been submitted about alternate spellings of Griffis. The following is speculative information about Griffis. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.

In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Griffis were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Griffis. Family names like Griffis change in how they're spelled as they travel across tribes, family branches, and languages over the years. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Griffis family name are important to understanding the history of the name.

Last names similar to Griffis

Griffisch Griffisdavid Griffisglenn Griffish Griffishs Griffisjoe Griffis Griffiss Griffisse Griffisthomas Griffistoby Griffit Griffitas Griffite Griffites GRIFFITG Griffith Griffitha Griffithallen Griffith-berry

Griffis Family Tree

Find Griffis records

Find birth, death, marriage, military, and other Griffis records at Ancestry.com.

Search for Griffis records

Here are a few of the Griffis genealogies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Griffises

Famous People named Griffis

No has submitted any famous Griffises yet. Click here to add your own.