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The nationality of Griffiths can be very difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Griffiths may be difficult to determine as result of whether the family name came in to being naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of last names that are based on a professional trade, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

Griffiths Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Griffiths come may come from a craft, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these craft-based family names can be a profession in another language. Because of this it is essential to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many western names like Griffiths are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. In many cases these family names relate to a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Griffiths were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Griffiths. Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Griffiths family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Surnames like Griffiths change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family lines, and countries over time.

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