What does Jeff mean?
(male) Jaff, Joaff, ..
(female) Jeffi, Jeva, ..
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 #54 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, and is at #1598 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Prominent alternative forms of Jeff (#1598 from recent data) rated in the Top 2000 are Geoff, Geoffrey (#1622 from recent data), Jefferson (#609), Jeffery (#665), Jeffie, Jeffrey (#266), Jeffry and Joffre. Other variants, like Jeffy, are seldom used. These relations of Jeff were popular with parents 54 years ago (usage of 2.4%) and have become much less common since (usage 0.1%, 94.8% less), with forms such as Geoffrey becoming less stylish.
Jeff▼ is alike in pronunciation to Geof. Other recommended 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.