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Jeffrey meaning and name origin

Jeffrey \j(e)-ff-rey\ as a boy's name is pronounced JEF-ree. It is of Old German origin. Probably refers to "peace". Variant of Geoffrey. The three-syllable alternate spelling Jeffery (JEFF-er-ree) has been used since medieval times. Race-car driver Jeff Gordon.

Jeffrey has 24 variant forms: Geoff, Geoffrey, Geoffroi, Geoffroy, Geoffry, Geofrey, Geofry, Godfrey, Godfry, Gottfried, Jefery, Jeff, Jefferey, Jefferies, Jefferson, Jeffery, Jeffree, Jeffries, Jeffry, Jeffy, Jefry, Jeoffroi, Joffre and Joffrey.

Baby names that sound like Jeffrey are Joffrey, Geoffrey and Joffre.

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Popularity of Jeffrey

Jeffrey is a very popular first name for men (#30 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#3006 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Jeffrey compared with its variant forms and related boy baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Jeffrey only.

Popularity of name Jeffrey
Popularity of Jeffrey