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What do you think when you hear the name Griffin?

(98 Posts)
Bluesand1 Tue 12-Jan-16 10:43:23


MissyMaker Tue 12-Jan-16 10:44:20

Nick. BNP. So a pretty appalling thought tbh.

YouBastardSockBalls Tue 12-Jan-16 10:44:35

Peter Griffin.

Mythical creature.

What were the parents thinking!?

(In that order)

YouBastardSockBalls Tue 12-Jan-16 10:45:18

Oooh yy missy

maybebabybee Tue 12-Jan-16 10:45:38

Family Guy, BNP.

FusionChefGeoff Tue 12-Jan-16 10:46:08


StitchesInTime Tue 12-Jan-16 10:47:25

It makes me think of the mythical creature that's a cross between a lion and an eagle.

pinkyredrose Tue 12-Jan-16 10:47:49

Family Guy.

Mythical creature.

Actually think it's a fab name !

lornathewizzard Tue 12-Jan-16 10:48:23

Family guy. Not keen.

R0nJ0n Tue 12-Jan-16 10:48:26

Shortened to Griff it makes me think of Griff Reesce (sp?) Jones, who always comes across as a throughly nice chap.

Bertrude Tue 12-Jan-16 10:48:33

A pub in Salford in the early 90s, frequented by man united players. completely outs self

Or of course Harry Potter

Cato1999 Tue 12-Jan-16 10:48:33

Griffin Dunne the American actor. I really like it.

TannhauserGate Tue 12-Jan-16 10:48:59

Griffin Dunne

I would never think of Nick Griffin!

LadyRoseMacClare Tue 12-Jan-16 10:49:28

... Dor

Gryffindor I'm afraid.

Although perfect if you're not muggles.

Wishful80sMontage Tue 12-Jan-16 10:49:48


nextusername Tue 12-Jan-16 10:51:38

Mythical creature. Gruff voices. Griff Rhys Jones.

AuntieStella Tue 12-Jan-16 10:56:48

Surname. I was at school with a boy with it.

I'm not wild about surnames as names, but this is one that could work.

eleanoralice1 Tue 12-Jan-16 10:56:53

Family guy grin

Iwanttobeadog Tue 12-Jan-16 11:01:53

isn't the mythical creature a gryffon?

that might be better in a less BNPish way

Headmelt Tue 12-Jan-16 11:03:10

Family Guy. Surname.

squoosh Tue 12-Jan-16 11:04:05

Family guy
Pub in Glasgow
mythical creature

Shirkingfromhome Tue 12-Jan-16 11:04:19

Family guy and Midland bank (used to the logo in days of Yor iirc)!

squoosh Tue 12-Jan-16 11:04:26

Oh and the 'lovely' Nick Griffin too of course!

DeccaMitfordsEntryVisa Tue 12-Jan-16 11:05:26

I think the mythical creature is spelt Gryphon? (Or Gryffon)

(I was in Gryphon House at school, and we had a blue dragon creature as our emblem!)

Finola1step Tue 12-Jan-16 11:06:47

Stewie Griffin.
Peter Griffin.
Nick Griffin.

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