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Gender: M Meaning of Jeffrey: "pledge of peace" Origin of Jeffrey: Spelling variation of Geoffrey Jeffrey's Popularity in 2013: #256

The mostly Americanized version of Geoffrey was a trendy mid-century hit, with nickname Jeff the epitome of cool. Jeffrey entered the pop list in 1934, was a Top 20 name from the mid-fifties to 1978, and is still at Number 256.

There are lots of Jeffrey/Jeff namesakes to reference--Actors Jeff Bridges and Jeff Daniels, writers Jeffrey Archer and Jeffrey Eugenides and race car driver Jeff Gordon.

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Famous People Named Jeffrey

Jeffrey Michael "Jeff" Gordon, American NASCAR driver
Jeffrey Scott "Jeff" Buckley, American singer-songwriter
Jeffrey Jones, American actor
Jeffrey Steininger "Jeffree Star", American model, makeup artist and musician
Jeffrey Archer, English MP and novelist
Jeffrey Tambor, American actor
Jeffrey Combs, American actor
Jeffrey Dean Morgan, American actor
Jeffrey Eugenides, American novelist
Jeffrey Nero Hardy, American pro wrestler
Jeffrey Leonard "Jeff" Jarrett, American pro wrestler
Jeffrey DeMunn, American actor
Jeffrey Steele, American country music singer
Jeffrey Katzenberg, American founder of DreamWorks Animation
Jeffrey Leon "Jeff" Bridges, American actor
Jeffrey Johnson, Jr. aka Roscoe Dash, American rapper
Jeffrey Wright, American actor
Jeffrey Hunter, American actor
Jeffrey Osborne, American musician of R&B group L.T.D.
Jeffrey Michael Jordan, son of basketballer Michael Jordan
Jeffrey Preston "Jeff" Bezos, American founder and CEO of
Carlon Jeffrey, American actor; twin sister Carla Jeffrey
Jeffrey Hyman, birth name of American punk rock singer Joey Ramone
Jeffrey Lynn "Jeff" Goldblum, American actor

Pop Culture References for the Name Jeffrey

Jeffrey Sinclair, character in the Babylon 5 TV series
Jeffrey "Jeff" Winger, character from TV series "Community"
Jeffrey Tifton, character in Jeanne Birdsall's The Penderwicks books

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Jeffrey's International Variations

Jaffrez (Breton) Geoffroy, Geoffroi, Geoffrey, Jeoffroi, Jeffroi (French) Gottfried, Friedl (German) Frici, Gottfrid (Hungarian) Sheary, Sheron (Irish) Siofrai, Séafra (Irish Gaelic) Giotto, Geofredo (Italian) Gotfrids (Latvian) Gotfryd (Polish) Godoried (Romanian) Gitfrid (Russian) Joffrey (Scottish) Searthra (Scottish Gaelic) Godofredo, Gofredo, Fredo (Spanish) Sieffre (Welsh)

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