What does Jeffery mean?
Associated with: peace.
(male) Jefor, Jofery, ..
(female) Jeffene, Jefjer, .. Middle name pairings:
Jeffery Khai (J.K.), ..
How popular is Jeffery?
Jeffery is a very popular first name for males (#118 out of 1220, Top 10%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#3611 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Jeffery entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its highest position of #46 in the U.S. in the 1960s, and is at #776 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Jeffrey (#290 last year), Jefferson (#670), Geoffrey (#1867), Jeffry, Joffre, Jeffrie, Jefferey, Jeff and Geoffery are the prominent alternative forms of Jeffery (#776 last year). Adoption of these forms of Jeffery was at its apex 6 decades ago (adoption of 2.39%) and has become much reduced since (adoption 0.11%, 95.6% less), with versions like Jeffery becoming somewhat outmoded.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Jaffar, Jeffers, Jeffey, Jeffie, Jefford, Jeremy▼, Jerker (see Eric), Jerrey (see Jerry), Jerry▼, Jervey, Jesper, Jessey and Newbery. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jeffery.See names in meaning and etymology.