Griffin Name Meaning and Origin

Griffin is a Boy name. The name is originated from ‘English’ origin. The baby name Griffin means “A Fierce Person”.


Griffin Origin:

Origin of the name is: “English”



Griffin is a Boy name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “GRIF + in”


Griffin Name Meaning:

Griffin is derived from the Old Welsh given name ‘Gruffydd’, based on the words ‘griff’, which is of uncertain meaning but could possibly mean a ‘dragon’, and ‘udd’, which means ‘chief or lord’. The name itself could be taken to mean ‘ fierce person’.



It is a Christian baby name.





Variations or similar name:

Griff, Griffen, Griffon, Gryffen, Gryffin, Gryffon, Gryphon


Famous people with this name:

Griffin Boyette Bell, 72nd U.S. Attorney General;

Griffin Steinfeld, American NASCAR driver; brother of actress Hailee Steinfeld;

(Thomas) Griffin Dunne, American actor;

Griffin Claude Beresford Dauphin Newman, American actor;

Griffin Reinhart, Canadian ice hockey player; son of ice hockey player Paul Reinhart;

Griffin Andrew McElroy, American podcaster;

Griffin Gluck, American child actor;

Griffin Patrick O’Neal, American actor; son of actors Ryan O’Neal and Joanna Moore;

Griffin Perry, (b. 1984) son of politician Rick Perry;

Griffin Levitan, son of TV writer/director Steven Levitan;

Griffin Alstott (b. 1997), son of NFL player Mike Alstott;

Griffin Arthur Fraser (b. 2002), son of actor Brendan Fraser;

Griffin Moore (b. 2002), son of actress Teri Polo and Anthony Moore;

Griffin Parker Taylor (b. 2002), son of singer Corey Taylor of Slipknot;

Griffin Musk (b. 2004), son of business mogul Elon Musk; twin of brother Xavier;

Griffin Brandon Bonnar, son of mixed martial artist Stephan Bonnar;

Griffin Thomas McIntyre (b. 2007), son of singer Joey McIntyre;

Griffin Kauffman (b. 2009), son of actress Leigh-Allyn Baker and Keith Kauffman;

Griffin Brown (b. 2011), son of photographer Scarlet Page and Tom Brown; grandson of guitarist Jimmy Page;

Griffin Roland Sands (b. 2015), son of actor Stark Sands




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