What does Jefferson mean?
Affiliated boy name: Jeffrey.Kreatif forms:
(male) Jeffersus, Jeffervan, ..
(female) Jefferan, Jefferjoan, ..
How popular is Jefferson?
Jefferson is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#662 out of 1220, Top 54%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#594 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the birth name history of Jefferson for boys. Jefferson reached its highest rank of #288 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is at #609 currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Below is a graphed comparison of the history of Jefferson and associated names. Popular variation forms of Jefferson (#609 the previous year) listed in the Top 2000 are Jeff (#1598 the previous year), Jeffie and Jeffrey (#266). These forms of Jefferson were favored by parents 5 decades ago (average #654) and have become much less conventional since (#1118, down 95%), with versions like Jeffrey becoming less fashionable.
Jefferson is pronounced similarly to Jepherson. Other recommended names are Anderson▲, Bergeron, Emerson▲, Gerson, Henderson▼, Jameson▲, Jamieson, Jefery, Jefferey, Jefferies, Jeffery▼, Jefford, Jeffree, Jeffrie, Jeffries, Jeffry▼, Jenson, Jensson, Jeoffroi, Jeoffroy, Jephers, Jeron, Jerron, Joffroy, Leeron, Oeberon, Paterson, Patterson, Pearson, Person, Peterson, Pierson, Saffron and Sanderson. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jefferson.