Jefferson Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Jefferson:
Transferred use of the English surname originating as a patronymic meaning “son of Geoffrey, son of Jeffrey.” Short: Jeff.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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William Jefferson Clinton, U.S. president.
Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America, 1861-1865.
Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President of the United States
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Jefferson Airplane, 1960s psychedelic rock band
"The Jeffersons," '70s-'80s sitcom starring Sherman Hemsley
Jefferson D'Arcy, character on the sitcom "Married... with Children"
"Jefferson," a song by Roxette
Jefferson "Jax" Jackson, former character from the CWs Legends of Tomorrow