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Gender: Male Meaning of Jeff: "pledge of peace" Origin of Jeff: Diminutive of Jeffrey, Jefferson

The name Jeff is a boy's name meaning "pledge of peace". Jeff and is often added to lists like Coolated Boys' Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "How many ____s do you know?".

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Famous People Named Jeff

Jefferson Beauregard "Jeff" Sessions III, 84th U.S. Attorney General
Jeffry Lane "Jeff" Flake, U.S. Senator from Arizona
Jeffrey Leon "Jeff" Bridges, American actor
Jeffrey Warren "Jeff" Daniels, American actor
Geoffrey Arnold "Jeff" Beck, English guitarist of The Yardbirds
Jeffrey Scott "Jeff" Buckley, American singer-songwriter
Jeffrey "Jeff" Dunham, American ventriloquist
Jeffery Michael "Jeff" Gordon, American race car driver
Jeffrey Bryant "Jeff" Saturday, American football player
Jeffrey Preston "Jeff" Bezos, founder and CEO of
Jesse Francis "Jeff" Bingaman, U.S. Senator from New Mexico
Jeffrey Marshall "Jeff" Foxworthy, American comedian
Jeffrey Leonard "Jeff" Jarrett , American pro wrestler
Jeffrey Nero "Jeff" Hardy, American pro wrestler
Jeffrey Lynn "Jeff" Goldblum, American actor
Jeffrey Lee "Jeff" Probst, American TV host
Jean-Francois "Jeff" Stinco, lead guitarist of Canadian pop-punk band Simple Plan
Jeffery Wayne "Jeff" Fatt, former member of Australian children's group The Wiggles
Jeffrey "Jeff" Corwin, American zoologist and TV personality
Jeffrey Gibb "Jeff" Kennett, 43rd Premier of Victoria, Australia
Jeffrey Scot "Jeff" Tweedy, American lead singer of band Wilco
Jeffrey Brandon "Jeff" Timmons, American lead singer of 98 Degrees
Jeffrey Patrick "Jeff" Kinney, American children's novelist

Pop Culture References for the name Jeff

Chef Jeff Reycraft, character on TV's "Switched at Birth"
Jeff "The Beast" Sussman, character on TV's "The King of Queens"
Jeff Albertson AKA Comic Book Guy, character on 'The Simpsons'
Jeff Winger, character on TV series "Community"
"Jeff, Who Lives at Home", American film starring Jason Segel
Jeff "Joker" Moreau, the snarky pilot of the Normandy in the Mass Effect trilogy.
Jefferey Woods "Jeff the Killer", a "Creepypasta" character

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Jeff Johns Says:


When I was a teenager,I hated my name.
.Now I loveit.But,, if anyone calls me Jeffery,They get yelled at.To long and to formal.