Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Germanic name derived from the elements *gautaz "Geat" (a North Germanic tribe) 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 616.
Entry added December 7, 2022