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Griffith Name Meaning

Welsh: from the Old Welsh personal name Gruffudd, Old Welsh Grip(p)iud, composed of the elements grip, of uncertain significance, + iud ‘chief’, ‘lord’.

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


Similar surnames: Griffin, Griffiths, Griff, Griffo, Giffin, Reffitt, Greseth, Griffis

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Griffith Family Origin

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Griffith Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    11%
  • Quarryman

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

In 1881, Farmer, Quarryman and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Griffith. The most common Griffith occupation in the UK was Farmer. 11% of Griffith's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Griffith family was Coal Miner.

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Griffith Historical Records

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Griffith Life Expectancy

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