De Griffin Family History

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De Griffin Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Griffin, Serafin, Ruffin, Rifkin, Griffon, Giffin, Mcgiffin, De Groff

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De Griffin Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the De Griffin name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name De Griffin. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


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De Griffin Family Origin

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De Griffin Family Occupations

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De Griffin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name De Griffin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, De Griffin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name De Griffin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name De Griffin. For the veterans among your De Griffin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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De Griffin Life Expectancy

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