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Griffith Genealogy & History

Griffith is a Welsh name, immediately from Griffudd but ultimately Grippiud. The prevailing theory is that "griff" means strong grip, and "udd/iudd" means chief or lord. The name spread to Scotland initially, with the first recorded piece of Griffith family history being that of David Gryttyth, in the Lordship of Oswestry in 1295; it did not come to England until over two centuries later. Griffith genealogy includes several renowned people, such as British jet engineer Alan Griffith, British microbiologist Frederick Griffith, American actor Andy Griffith, American film director D. W. Griffith, American actor Melanie Griffith, and Samuel Griffith, who helped write the Australian Constitution.


Griffith Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A Hope Griffith-- --, 1917August 27,1993PA
B Frank Griffith-- --, 1914February 3,1989SC
C Eugene Griffith-- --, 1920January 3,2003OH
D Costello Griffith-- --, 1936June 15,1991IL

Griffith Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Clay Griffith-- --, 1925May 16,2003Dallas,TX
F Clark Griffith-- --, 1924July 6,2001Eugene,OR
G Dale Griffith-- --, 1920November 9,2001Los Osos,CA
H Bennett Griffith-- --, 1918February 18,1993Oxford,PA

Griffith Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Donald GriffithJean HinkleApril 26,1949Wake, NC
Frederick GriffithMargaret MasseySeptember 20,1946Wake, NC
Gary GriffithJean BakerJuly 11,1981Wake, NC
Robert GriffithOra HendersonJanuary 12,1949Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Griffith

304th: Watts305th: Vaughn
306th: Schroeder307th: Ball
308th: Fletcher309th: Reeves
310th: Horton311th: Bush
312th: Baldwin313th: Neal

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