Griffin births between 1864 and 1913


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Surname Dictionary

Griffin Very numerous: all provinces, particularly Munster. Ir. Ó Gríobhtha, gríofach, fierce. A sept of Dál gCais (Clare), also in Kenmare (Kerry). Some confusion with Welsh Griffiths and Griffin which are common in Britain.
Grifín Griffin, Griffith: ainm Breatnach, Gruffydd, a bhí ag na Briotánaigh a tháinig le Liam Concaire, chomh maith. Tá sé in Éirinn ó aimsir an Ionraidh. Féach Ó Gríobhtha.
MacGraffin Very rare: Portadown (Armagh).
Ó Gríobhtha rare: Galway etc. Ir.Lang. See Griffin.
Ó Gríobhtha Griffin: an-líonmhar gach aird, sa Mhumhain go speisialta. Dream de chuid Dál gCais a bhí suite ag Díseart in aice le Inis. Bhain an scríbhneoir, Gerald Griffin (1803-1840) leo-san. Bhí clann eile sa Neidín, Ciarraí. Fréamh: gríobh - ainmhí finscéalach (gryphus i Laidin) agus mar leathnú: gaiscíoch. Litriú nua: Ó Gríofa.
Ó Gríobhtháin Griffin: leagan Connachtach d'Ó Gríofa.
 

Districts where Griffin and a second surname are found together

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Variants in the birth records, with totals

  • Griffin: 11438
  • Griffen: 335
  • McGriffin: 14
  • Griffan: 20
  • Griffon: 2
  • Griffins: 2
  • Greffin: 1

  • Districts and births


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