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Griffy Name Meaning

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gríobhtha (see Griffin ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Griffey, Griffee, Griffin, Griff, Briody, Griffis, Groff, Guffy

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Where is the Griffy family from?

You can see how Griffy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Griffy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Griffy families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 5 Griffy families living in Gloucestershire. This was about 63% of all the recorded Griffy's in United Kingdom. Gloucestershire had the highest population of Griffy families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Griffy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Griffy ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Griffy. 100% of Griffy women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Griffy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Griffy census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 305 immigration records available for the last name Griffy. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 892 military records available for the last name Griffy. For the veterans among your Griffy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Griffy lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Griffy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Griffy in 1962 was 73, and 75 in 2004.

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