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What does Jefery mean?

Jefery Pronunciation of Jefery [je-fery] as a name for boys is of Old German origin, and the name Jefery means "peace". Jefery is an alternate spelling of Geoffrey (Old German): form of Jeffrey.

Associated with: peace.


20 alternative forms via Geoffrey, Jeffrey: Geffrey, Geoffery, Geoffry, Geofry, Jeff, Jefferey, Jeffery, Jeffree, Jeffrie, Jeffry, Jeffy, Jefry, Jeoffrey, Jeoffroy, Jephers, Jephrey, Jephry, Joffre, Joffrey and Joffroy.

Creative forms:
(male) Jafery, Jofery, ..

(female) Jefele, Jefena, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jefery Sky (J.S.), ..

How popular is Jefery?

Jefery is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Jefery is also an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Jeffrey (#290 in 2015), Jeffery (#776), Geoffrey (#1867), Jeffry, Joffre, Jeffrie, Jeff, Geoffery and Jefferey are the prominent alternative forms of Jefery (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Joffrey, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Jefery was widespread among parents in the 1960s (median #752) and has become much lower since (#1659, 96% less usage). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Geoffery, Geoffrey, Jeff, Jefferey, Jeffery in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jeffrey, Jeffrie, Jeffry, Joffre in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jeffrey outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Amery, Aubery (see Aubrey), Avery, Aymery, Berry, Derry, Destry, Ellery, Emery, Emmery, Geary, Gentry, Gerry, Gery, Henry, Jacey, Jader, Jaeger, Jafar, Jamey, Jary, Jeffers, Jeffey, Jeffie, Jemar, Jemarr, Jemmy, Jenaro, Jeramy, Jerard, Jere, Jereck, Jered, Jerek, Jerel, Jerell, Jereme, Jeremy, Jeren, Jereth, Jerett, Jerk, Jerker (see Eric), Jeromy, Jerre, Jerrey (see Jerry), Jerri, Jerry, Jerryd (see Jerrod), Jerryl, Jervey, Jeryl, Jerzy, Jesper, Jessey, Jessy, Jethro, Jeven, Jodey, Joeri, Joey, Jorey, Jorry, Jory, Juley, Keary, Kerry, Leary, Newbery, Perry, Terry, Valery, Veltry, Zakery and Zubery. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jefery.

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