What does Jeffers mean?
Jeffers /jef-fers/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys. Jeffers' name origin is Old English, and the name Jeffers means "son of Jeffrey". Jeffers is an alternate form of Jefferson (Old English): surname. Compare surname Jeffres.
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. Census)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Jeffers and associated names. Jefferson (#609 last year) and Jeff are the popular variation forms of Jeffers (outside Top 1000). Adoption of these boy names was at its apex during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.7605%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.1955%, down 74.3%), with the versions Jefferson and Jeff becoming less trendy. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)