Spelling variation of Geoffrey
"pledge of peace"

Jeffrey Origin and Meaning

The name Jeffrey is boy's name of German, English origin meaning "pledge of peace".
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 and was a Top 20 name from the mid-fifties to 1978.

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" GordonAmerican NASCAR driver
  • Jeffrey Scott "Jeff" BuckleyAmerican singer,songwriter
  • Jeffrey JonesAmerican actor
  • Jeffrey Steininger "Jeffree Star" American model, makeup artist and musician
  • Jeffrey ArcherEnglish MP and novelist
  • Jeffrey TamborAmerican actor
  • Jeffrey CombsAmerican actor
  • Jeffrey Dean MorganAmerican actor
  • Jeffrey EugenidesAmerican novelist
  • Jeffrey Nero HardyAmerican pro wrestler
  • Jeffrey Leonard "Jeff" JarrettAmerican pro wrestler
  • Jeffrey DeMunnAmerican actor
  • Jeffrey SteeleAmerican country music singer
  • Jeffrey KatzenbergAmerican founder of DreamWorks Animation
  • Jeffrey Leon "Jeff" BridgesAmerican actor
  • Jeffrey Lionel DahmerAmerican serial killer
  • Jeffrey JohnsonJr. aka Roscoe Dash, American rapper
  • Jeffrey WrightAmerican actor
  • Jeffrey HunterAmerican actor
  • Jeffrey OsborneAmerican musician of R&B group L.T.D.
  • Jeffrey Michael Jordanson of basketballer Michael Jordan
  • Jeffrey Preston "Jeff" BezosAmerican founder and CEO of
  • Carlon JeffreyAmerican actor; twin sister Carla Jeffrey
  • Jeffrey Hymanbirth name of American punk rock singer Joey Ramone
  • Jeffrey Lynn "Jeff" GoldblumAmerican actor
  • Jeffrey GartenDean Emeritus at the Yale School of Management, teaching courses on the global economy, and member of several corporate and philanthropic boards; husband of Food Network star Ina Garten
  • Jeffrey Adam "Duff" Goldmanpastry chef and TV host; executive chef of Baltimore,based Charm City Cakes, featured in Food Network's "Ace of Cakes"

Jeffrey in Pop Culture

  • Jeffrey Sinclaircharacter in the Babylon 5 TV series
  • Jeffrey "Jeff" Wingercharacter from TV series "Community"
  • Jeffrey Frank Spendercharacter from the TV series "The X,Files"
  • Jeffrey Tiftoncharacter in Jeanne Birdsall's "The Penderwicks" books
  • Jeffrey Weitzmancharacter in movie "The Dream Team"
  • Jeffrey Alpercharacter in "After Ever After" by Jordan Sonnenblick
  • Jeffrey Campbellfanfiction character from the prequel to "The Outsiders"
  • Jeffrey PierceStarfleet ensign on the Enterprise NX,O1 in 2154 on the
  • Star Trek: Enterprise episode "Borderland"
  • Jeffreyfictional drug mentioned in the 2010 Comedy Film "Get Him to the Greek" the expression in the film was
  • "When the world slips you a Jeffreystroke the furry wall"
  • Jeffrey Dexter "Jeff" Boomhauer IIIone of the main characters on the animated Fox Network TV series King of the Hill, voiced by Mike Judge
  • Jeffrey Goinesone of the main characters in the 1995 science fiction film 12 Monkeys, played by Brad Pitt
  • Jeffrey Michenera character in the TV series The Last Ship, played by Mark Moses
  • Jeffrey "Hater" Lewischaracter in the 2008 film "What Happens in Vegas"
  • Jefferey Woodsfull name of Creepypasta Jeff the Killer
  • Jeffrey "Jeff" Diffordaka Pastor Jeff, character on the CBS TV series "Young Sheldon" usually just referred to as Pastor Jeff