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Griffith Name Meaning

Welsh: from the Old Welsh personal name Gruffudd, Old Welsh Grip(p)iud, composed of the elements grip, of uncertain significance, + iud ‘chief’, ‘lord’.

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

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Griffith Family Origin

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Griffith Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Griffith family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Griffith. The most common Griffith occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Griffith's were Farmers.

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Griffith Life Expectancy

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