English place name
"Geirr's island"

Jersey Origin and Meaning

The name Jersey is a girl's name meaning "Geirr's island".

An established place name that sounds more appealing when you attach it to the British Isles than to the Garden State. Its etymology is not certain, but it may derive from the Norse name Geirr.

Jersey Popularity

Jersey in Pop Culture

  • "jersey Girl" film
  • "Jersey Boys" musical