Giffard is an Anglo-Norman surname, carried by a number of families of the Peerage of the United Kingdom and the landed gentry. They included the Earls of Halsbury and the Giffards of Chillington Hall, Staffordshire. Notable people with the surname include:
- Bonaventure Giffard (1642–1734), Roman Catholic bishop, Vicar Apostolic of the Midland District of England, 1687-1703
- Daniel Giffard (born 1984), speedway rider
- George Giffard (1886–1964), military officer
- Godfrey Giffard (c. 1235–1302), politician and bishop
- Graham Giffard (born 1959), politician
- Hardinge Giffard, 1st Earl of Halsbury (1823–1921), barrister and politician
- Henri Giffard, (1825–1882), inventor
- Hugh de Giffard (?–1267), Scoto-Norman baron
- John Giffard (1232–1299), Anglo-Norman baron
- John Giffard, 3rd Earl of Halsbury (1908–2000), scientist
- Osbern Giffard (1020–1085), one of William the Conqueror's knights
- Pierre Giffard (1853–1922), journalist
- Robert Giffard de Moncel (1587–1668) surgeon, colonist and businessman
- Walter Giffard ( –1279), Chancellor of England and Archbishop of York
- Walter Giffard, 1st Earl of Buckingham, companion of William the Conqueror
- Walter Giffard, 2nd Earl of Buckingham
- William Giffard, Lord Chancellor of England
- Sir John Giffard (died 1556), of Chillington Hall, a notable Tudor courtier, soldier, landowner and MP.
- Sir Thomas Giffard (died 1560), of Chillington Hall, MP, coutier and landowner.
- John Giffard (died 1613), of Chillington Hall, MP and notable Elizabthan recusant.
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