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What does Jefferies mean?

Jefferies Pronunciation of Jefferies [jef-feries] as a name for boys has its root in Old German, and the meaning of Jefferies is "peace". Jefferies is an alternate form of Geoffrey (Old German): transcription of Jeffrey.

Associated with: peace.


Jefferies has 1 variant: Jeffries.

5 more alternative forms via Geoffrey, Jeffrey: Jefferey, Jefferson, Jeffery, Jeffree and Jeffrie.

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Middle name pairings:
Jefferies Maksim (J.M.), ..

How popular is Jefferies?

Jefferies is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#6306 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Jefferies (outside Top 2000) are Geoffrey (#1867 last year), Jefferey, Jefferson (#670), Jeffery (#776), Jeffrey (#290) and Jeffrie. These relations of Jefferies were at the peak of their popularity 55 years ago (median #529) and have become significantly less widespread since (#1267, down 95%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Geoffrey, Jefferey, Jefferson, Jeffery, Jeffrey, Jeffrie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Hendries, Jefery, Jeffers, Jeffersson (see Jefferson), Jeffey, Jeffie, Jefford, Jeffry, Jenarius, Jenesis, Jennesis, Jeoffrey, Jephers, Jeremias, Jeremie, Jeriel, Jerrie, Jerriel, Joffre and Joffrey. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jefferies.

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