Geoffrey Name Meaning & Origin

Geoffrey

Pronunciation: JEF-ree (key)

Origin of the name Geoffrey:

Derived from the Middle English Geffrey, which is from the Old French Geoffroi, a name thought to have evolved from several different Germanic names. Var: Jeffery, Jeffrey, Jeffry. Short: Geoff, Jeff.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Geoffrey is a very masculine, sexy, smart name. One of the few male names that don't have a female version and can't be turned into one!

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Geoff
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Geo
Gerry (pronounced Jerry)
Giffy (pronounced Jiffy)

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Means Peace

Famous real-life people named Geoffrey: | Edit

Geoffrey Chaucer, English author, poet, philosopher, bureaucrat, and diplomat
Geoff Ogilvy, PGA Tour (2006 U.S. Open Champion)
Geoffrey Rush, Australian actor and Oscar-winner.

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Geoffrey the Giraffe, Toys R Us Mascot
Geoffrey the Butler, Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Character

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