What does Jefferson mean?
Affiliated boy name: Jeffrey.Creative forms:
(male) Jeffersus, Jeffervan, ..
(female) Jefferra, Jeffersa, .. Middle name pairings:
Jefferson Jorge (J.J.), ..
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 #670 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Below is a graphed study of the history of Jefferson and associated names. Popular variation forms of Jefferson (#670 the previous year) listed in the Top 2000 are Jeff, Jeffie and Jeffrey (#290 the previous year). These forms of Jefferson were favored by parents 6 decades ago (average #654) and have become much less conventional since (#1240, 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.See names in meaning and etymology.