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Gender Masculine

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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