Griggs Surname History
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Griggs Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Griggs can be complicated to determine because countries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Griggs may be in dispute as result of whether the name came about organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of last names that are based on a craft, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).
Griggs Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Griggs come may come from a trade, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these craft-based family names may be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is good to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many western names like Griggs are inspired by religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so forth. Often these family names relate to a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".
Griggs Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Griggs name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Last names like Griggs transform in how they're spelled as they travel across tribes, family lines, and languages over the years. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Griggs were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Griggs.
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Griggs Family Tree
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- Richard Griggs Crane 1882 - ?
- Annie Griggs
- Annie Griggs Petty
- William T Griggs 1882 - ?
- Abigail Griggs Newell 1690 - 1765
- Hannah Griggs Goffe 1702 - 1798
- Margaret Bishop Griggs 1676 - 1776
- Rachel Griggs 1655 - 1684
- Ichabod Griggs 1675 - 1718
- Chloe Griggs