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Jeffrey /jef-frey/ as a boys' 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 variants: 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.

Jeffrey has 12 more related forms via Geoffrey, Jeffery: Geffrey, Geof, Geoffery, Goiridh, Jeffrie, Jeoffrey, Jeoffroy, Jephers, Jepherson, Jephrey, Jephry and Joffroy.

Kreatif forms: Jafrey, Jofrey, Jufrey. [more]

pinHow popular is Jeffrey?

Jeffrey is a very prominent first name for males (#30 out of 1220, Top 2%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#3043 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Jeffrey for boys. Jeffrey entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its highest position of #10 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, and is at #266 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jeffrey name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jeffrey outside U.S.

Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the boy name Jeffrey and associated names. Popular alternative forms of Jeffrey (#266 2 years ago) rated in the Top 1000 are Jefferson (#609 2 years ago), Jeffery (#665), Jeffry, Jefferey, Godfrey, Jeff and Geoffrey. Other variants, like Jepherson, are seldom used. These relations of Jeffrey were favored as baby names during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.6081%) and are now significantly less conventional (usage 0.1825%, 70%). Jeffrey has historically been a favorite of parents, and Jefferson is now less popular. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jeffrey, Geoffrey, Godfrey, Jeff, Jefferey in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jefferson, Jeffery, Jeffry in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jeffrey outside U.S.

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A recommended similar baby name is Jeffey. This name tends to be less frequently used than Jeffrey.