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Pronunciation

grɪfɪn

Origin

English

Meaning

If you love ancient mythology and old Celtic names, this one has it all. The name alludes to the ancient legendary creature that symbolized all the most noble characteristics together in one being. Half lion and half eagle, the griffin had all the best qualities combined and was the king of all creatures. A wonderfully inspiring meaning for a name!

Rank in the year 2015

Griffin was ranked #439 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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