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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

    30%
  • Going To School

    6%
  • School

    5%
  • Laborer

    3%

In 1881, Farmer, Going To School and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Griffith. A less common occupation for the Griffith family was Laborer. The most common Griffith occupation in Canada was Farmer. 30% of Griffith's were Farmers.

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Griffith Historical Records

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Griffith Life Expectancy

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