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What does Jeffers mean?

Jeffers Pronunciation of Jeffers [jef-fers] as a name for boys is an Old English name, and the name Jeffers means "son of Jeffrey". Jeffers is an alternate form of Jefferson (Old English): surname.

Associated with: old english.


4 different relations via Jefferson: Jeff, Jeffersson, Jeffey and Jeffie.

Creative forms:
(male) Jafers, Jofers, ..

(female) Jefjer, Jefnes, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jeffers Lenny (J.L.), ..

How popular is Jeffers?

Jeffers is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#1954 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Jefferson (#670 last year), Jeffie and Jeff are the popular variation forms of Jeffers (outside Top 2000). Adoption of these relations of Jeffers was widespread during the years 1960-1969 (average #869) and has become much reduced since, with the version Jeff becoming somewhat dated. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jeff, Jefferson, Jeffie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jeffers and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Jeffers is alike in pronunciation to Jephers. Other suggested similar names are Jaffar, Jefery, Jefferey, Jefferies, Jeffery, Jefford, Jeffree, Jeffrey, Jeffrie, Jeffries, Jeffry, Jeffy, Jefry, Jerker (see Eric), Jesper, Joffre and Sellers. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jeffers.

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