Griffon Family History

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Griffon Name Meaning

French: from a diminutive of Old French griffe ‘claw’, hence a nickname for a grasping or vicious person, or perhaps for someone with a deformed or otherwise remarkable hand.

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


Similar surnames: Griffo, Griffes, Grignon, Griffin, Goffin, Griff, Brillon, Grief

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Griffon Family Origin

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Griffon Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Farmers Man

    25%
  • Labourer

    25%
  • Servant

    25%

In 1881, Farmer, Farmers Man and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Griffon. A less common occupation for the Griffon family was Servant. The most common Griffon occupation in Canada was Farmer. 25% of Griffon's were Farmers.

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Griffon Historical Records

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Griffon Life Expectancy

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