What does Jeff mean?
How popular is Jeff?
Jeff is a very prominent first name for men (#120 out of 1220, Top 10%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#23739 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Jeff for boys. Jeff reached its apex position of #55 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Prominent alternative forms of Jeff rated in the Top 1000 are Geoffrey, Jefferson (#609 from recent data), Jeffery (#665), Jeffrey (#266) and Jeffry. Other variants, like Jeffie, are seldom used. These relations of Jeff were popular with parents 54 years ago (usage of 0.78%) and have become much less common since (usage 0.24%, 68.6% less), with forms such as Geoffrey becoming less stylish. Jeffrey is the firm favorite.
Thinking of names?
Jeff▼ is alike in pronunciation to Geof. Other recommended similar baby names are Biff, Duff, Je-, Jean▼, Jeb, Jed▼, Jedd, Jeh, Jehu, Jem, Jeno, Jens, Jere▼, Jerk, Jess▼, Jet, Jeth, Jett▲ and Raff. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jeff.