Geoffrey Name Meaning & Origin
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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- Nicknames for Geoffrey
Gerry (pronounced Jerry)
Giffy (pronounced Jiffy)
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- Famous real-life people named Geoffrey
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.
- Geoffrey in song, story & screen
Geoffrey the Giraffe, Toys R Us Mascot
Geoffrey the Butler, Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Character