Jeffrey: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Jeffrey

Jeffrey

Pronunciation: JEHF-ree (key)

Origin of the name Jeffrey:

Variant spelling of Geoffrey which arose in the Middle Ages. Geoffrey is derived from the Middle English Geffrey, which is from the Old French Geoffroi, a name thought to have evolved from several different Germanic names.

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Jiffy
Jiffy Lube
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Meanings and history of the name Jeffrey: | Edit

English for Gift of Peace

Famous real-life people named Jeffrey: | Edit

Jeffrey Dean Morgan, actor
Jeff Bridges, actor
Jeffrey Eugenides, contemporary American author
Jeff Goldblum, actor
Jeff Gordon, race car driver
Jeff Foxworthy, comedian
Jeffrey Dahmer, serial killer
Jeff DaRosa, banjoist
Jeffrey "Jeff" Hardy, former WWE(World Wrestling Entertainment) Superstar, currently signed to Total Nonstop Action Wrestling(TNA)

Jeffrey in song, story & screen: | Edit

Space (I Believe In) by the Pixies
"Jeffrey," a song by De Novo Dahl
"A song for Jeffrey " a song by Jethro Tull
Jeff Winger, lead character in "Community"
Go-to name for male characters in Saturday Night Live sketches

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