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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.

Jeffrey is also pronounced similarly to Jeffrie and Jephrey. Other suggested similar baby names are Geffrey and Jeffey.

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Popularity of Jeffrey

Jeffrey is a very popular first name for males (#30 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#3006 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Jeffrey name for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Jeffrey with its variant forms and related boy baby names.


Top 1000 ranking of Jeffrey name in U.S.
Top 100 ranking of Jeffrey outside U.S.

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