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Griffith is a surname of Welsh origin which derives from the given name Gruffudd. The prefix Griff (originally Gruff) may mean "strong grip" and the suffix, udd, means "chief"/"lord". The earliest recorded example of the surname was "Gryffyth" in 1295,[1] but the given name is older. People with the surname or its variants include:

Griffith
Origin
Word/nameWelsh
Meaning"strong lord"
Region of originWales
Other names
Variant form(s)Gruffydd, Griffiths

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  1. ^ "Surname: Griffith". surnamedb.com. 2007. Retrieved 2008-04-07.