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Griffo Name Meaning

Italian: from grifo ‘gryphon’ (Latin gryphus, Greek gryps, of Assyrian origin), hence a nickname for someone thought to resemble the mythical beast Italian Griffò: probably from Grifo, Crifo, derived from Greek kryphos ‘secret’, ‘hidden’, ‘enigmatic’. Perhaps a respelling of French Griffaud, which Morlet speculates may be from one of the Germanic compound personal names beginning with the element grif, a derivative of Old High German grifan ‘to grasp or seize’.

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


Similar surnames: Griffon, Griff, Griffin, Ruffo, Grippo, Grillo, Graff, Grifka, Grief

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Griffo Family Origin

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Griffo Family Occupations

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  • Works On Farm

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Griffo occupation in the USA was Works On Farm. 100% of Griffo's were Works On Farms.

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