Given Name GRUFFUDD

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Welsh
PRONOUNCED: GRIF-idh   [details]

Meaning & History

Welsh name, the second element deriving from Welsh udd "lord, prince" but the first element being of uncertain meaning (possibly cryf "strong"). This was a common name among medieval Welsh royalty. Gruffudd (or Gruffydd) ap Llywelyn was an 11th-century Welsh ruler who fought against England.
DIMINUTIVE: Guto
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Griffin (English)