Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Derived from the Old German elements gawi "territory, region" and fridu "peace".

Related Names

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

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 623.
Entry updated December 7, 2022