Gender: Male Meaning of Griffith: "strong lord" Origin of Griffith: Welsh

Griffith Origin and Meaning

The name Griffith is a boy's name of Welsh origin meaning "strong lord".

A classic Welsh name, softer than Griffin and friendlier to spell than Gruffudd - that hasn't had as much love as it deserves elsewhere. Namesakes range from medieval kings to the philanthropist Griffith J. Griffith, who left land to the city of Los Angeles. It's great in full, but Griff is cool too.

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Pop Culture References for the name Griffith

Gryfudd, Gryfith, Griffeth, Griffee, Griffy, Griffey, Giff, Gryfeth


Morri Arty Says:


I like this name, and I think Griffey is kind of a cute nickname in my opinion.

Marizoot Says:


Like Griffin, but usable. Then again, I am a sucker for -th names.

Impwood Says:


The ending should actually be more like the "th" in "then" rather than in "thin", which is roughly how the "dd" of the original spelling is pronounced in Welsh. It's a beautiful name!

vintageluvs Says:


Even with its lipsy sound, I prefer Griffith to Griffin. Griffin, even though a real name, in my mind seems made-up, like a word name. Griffith is a real name in my mind. Not sure if I would ever use it, but I still love it! I need more Welsh names like this to add to my list!

MaryKathryn Says:


Can't decide if I like Griffin or Griffith more. Griffith is more unique.