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Meaning & History

Derived from the Germanic elements gisil "hostage" and frid "peace".
Other Languages & CulturesJofre 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 652
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