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GenderMasculine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.JEF-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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1960s, 1970s, American Horror Story characters, Macross characters, murderers, Star Trek actors, top 10 in the US
Entry updated July 2, 2008   Contribute