Given Name GAUFRID

GENDER: Masculine

Meaning & History

Derived from the Germanic elements gawia "territory" and frid "peace".
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Jofre (Catalan), Geoffrey, Jeffrey, Geffrey, Geoff, Jeff, Jeffery, Jeffry, Jep (English), Geoffroy, Geoffrey, Joffrey (French), Séafra, Siothrún (Irish), Geoffroi (Medieval French), Sieffre (Welsh)

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 623