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Jefferson meaning and name origin
Jefferson \j(e)-ffer-son, jeff(e)-rson\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Jefferson is "son of Jeffrey". Surname. Jefferson Davis, born in 1808, was president of the Confederancy.
Jefferson has 5 variant forms: Jeff, Jeffers, Jeffersson, Jeffey and Jeffie.
For more information, see also the related name Jeffrey.
Baby names that sound like Jefferson are Jepherson and Jefferies.
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Popularity of Jefferson
Jefferson is a somewhat popular first name for men (#662 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#460 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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