Meaning and name origin
For more information, see also the related boy name Geoffrey.
Jeff is a very popular first name for males (#120 out of 1220, Top 10%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#22179 out of 88799, Top 25%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Jeff for boys. Jeff reached its highest rank of #55 in the U.S. in 1960-1969. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Jeff and related names. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Jeffrey (#266), Jefferson (#609), Jeff and Geoffrey. (2014 statistics).