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Griffes Name Meaning

French: from the plural of griffe ‘claw’ (Old French grif), presumably a nickname for someone with clawlike hands or grasping habits.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Griffon, Griffo, Griff, Graves, Griffel, Gridley, Griesel, Grapes

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Griffes Family Origin

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Griffes Family Occupations

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  • Labourer In Iron Works

    50%
  • Miner (C)

    50%

In 1881, the most common Griffes occupation in the UK was Labourer In Iron Works. 50% of Griffes's were Labourer In Iron Workss. Labourer In Iron Works and Miner (C) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Griffes.

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