Griffith Surname History
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Griffith Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Griffith may be complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Griffith may be in dispute based on whether the family name came about organically and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of names that come from a craft, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).
Griffith Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Griffith 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 essential to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many names like Griffith come from religious texts like the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and other related texts. In many cases these names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".
Griffith Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Surnames like Griffith transform in how they're said and written as they travel across communities, family branches, and languages over time. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Griffith were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Griffith. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Griffith last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.
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Griffith Family Tree
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- Samuel A Griffith 1705 - 1744
- Mary Griffith 1715 - ?
- John Frederick Griffith Howell 1879 - ?
- Little Mary Griffith
- Wilhemina(Mina) Griffith
- Clara Josephine Griffith
- Ella Griffith
- Dora Griffith
- William Henry Harrison Griffith 1840 - ?
- Mary Elizabeth Griffith 1870 - ?