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What does Joffre mean?

Joffre Pronunciation of Joffre [jof-fre] as a name for boys is of Old German origin. Joffre is an alternate form of Jeffrey (Old German): probably refers to "peace".


15 different relations via Jeffrey: Geoffrey, Geoffry, Godfrey, Godfry, Jefery, Jeff, Jefferey, Jeffery, Jeffree, Jeffries, Jeffry, Jeffy, Jefry, Jeoffroi and Joffrey.

Creative forms:
(male) Jafre, Jefre, ..

(female) Joffreel, ..

Middle name pairings:
Joffre Zander (J.Z.), ..

How popular is Joffre?

Joffre is an uncommon first name for men but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#114852 out of 150436, Top 76%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Joffre was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its top rank of #1907 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joffre name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Geoffrey (#1867 the previous year), Godfrey, Jeff, Jefferey, Jeffery (#776), Jeffrey (#290) and Jeffry are the popular varying forms of Joffre. These forms of Joffre were at the top of their popularity 6 decades ago (usage of 2.38%) and are now significantly less conventional (usage 0.09%, 96.4% less).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joffre, Geoffrey, Godfrey, Jeff, Jefferey in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jeffery, Jeffrey, Jeffry in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Joffre is pronounced similarly to Jafar and Jaffar. Other suggested similar names are Alfre, Dondre, Dore, Gore, Homere, Honore, Jeffers, Jeffey, Jeffie, Jefford, Jeffrie, Jeoffrey, Jeoffroy, Jere, Jerre, Jobe, Jodie, Joe, Joeri, Joffroy, Johar, Johnie, Johnte, Jomar, Jonnie, Jontae, Jonte, Jophrey, Jorel, Joren, Jorey, Jorg, Jorge, Jori, Jorie, Jorje, Jorn, Jorrel, Jorry, Jory, Jose, Josue, Jove, Moore, More, Onfre (see Humphrey), Onofre, Tore, Torre and Wmffre. These names tend to be more commonly used than Joffre.