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Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. JEHF-ree
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Meaning & History

Medieval variant of GEOFFREY. In America, Jeffrey has been more common than Geoffrey, though this is not true in Britain.
DiminutivesGeoff, Jeff, Jep
Other Languages & CulturesGaufrid, Gisilfrid, Godafrid, Walahfrid(Ancient Germanic) Guðfriðr(Ancient Scandinavian) Jofre(Catalan) Godfried(Dutch) Geoffroy, Godefroy, Geoffrey, Joffrey(French) Gottfried(German) Gofraidh, Séafra, Siothrún(Irish) Goffredo, Fredo(Italian) Geoffroi(Medieval French) Gjord, Gjurd(Medieval Scandinavian) Godtfred, Gjurd(Norwegian) Godofredo(Portuguese) Goraidh(Scottish) Godofredo(Spanish) Gottfrid, Gjord(Swedish) Sieffre(Welsh)

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