Gruffydd - boys name

Gruffydd name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 84%

Gruffydd name meaning:

The name Gruffydd is a Welsh name that has a rich history and meaning. It is derived from the Old Welsh elements "griff," meaning "Lord" or "prince," and "udd," meaning "chief" or "lord." Therefore, the name Gruffydd can be interpreted to mean "prince" or "chief lord." In Welsh mythology and history, a prince or chief lord was a figure of great importance and power.

Gruffydd is a name that carries a sense of strength, leadership, and nobility. It is a name that has been used by many prominent figures in Welsh history, including several rulers and princes. As such, the name Gruffydd can be seen as a symbol of Welsh heritage and pride.

For parents considering the name Gruffydd for their son, it may be a choice that reflects their desire for their child to grow up strong, confident, and influential. The name Gruffydd carries a sense of authority and leadership, suggesting that the individual may have the potential to achieve great things and make a significant impact in the world.


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Overall UK ranking: 784 out of 4789

42 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Wales (93)

Historical popularity of Gruffydd

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