What does Jeffers mean?
Jeffers \j(e)-ffe-rs\ as a name for boys. Jeffers' name origin is Old English, and the name Jeffers means "son of Jeffrey". Jeffers is a form of Jefferson (Old English): surname. Rare as a given name.
Jeffers is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#1637 out of 88799, Top 2%). (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 (#unlisted). Adoption of these boy names was at its apex during the years 1880-1889 and has become much lower since, with the versions Jefferson and Jeff becoming less trendy. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)