Meaning:Strong chief, strong lord
Griffith is a powerful boy’s name of Welsh origin. Derived from the Old Welsh name Gruffudd, Griffith means “strong chief,” or “strong lord.” This classic Welsh name has been seen as both a surname and a given name, and has been around since 1295. Notable namesakes for baby Griff to look up to include Welsh comedian Griffith Rhys Jones and American actress Melanie Griffith, among others, and baby can even take a trip to the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles, California.

Famous People Named Griffith

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  • D. W. Griffith
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