Jeffrey meaning

: Divinely Peaceful

Jeffrey Name Information

Gender 🧑 Boy
Pronunciation 📣 \j(e)-ff-rey\
Number of People 👶 979,000
Rate in 2021 796
Numerology 🔢 12
Name origin 🌍 German
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Jeffrey Name Meaning

The name Jeffrey holds a special meaning that is worth exploring. Derived from the Germanic name "Godfrey," Jeffrey combines the elements "god" and "peace" to create a powerful symbol of divine tranquility. It signifies a person who embodies peace, harmony, and spiritual connection.

Those who bear the name Jeffrey often possess qualities such as kindness, compassion, and a deep sense of justice. They have a natural ability to bring people together and foster unity in their communities. With their gentle demeanor and empathetic nature, Jeffreys are known for being excellent listeners and reliable friends.

Jeffrey is an inspiring reminder that even in challenging times, we can find inner peace and radiate it outwards into the world. So if you are fortunate enough to be named Jeffrey or know someone with this name, embrace its beautiful meaning and let it guide you on your journey towards a life filled with love, understanding, and serenity.

Jeffrey Name Origin and History

Additional description of the name Jeffrey
Additional description of the name Jeffrey


The popularity of the name Jeffrey

The name “ Jeffrey “ is not a common baby boy’s name in Idaho based on the data from reliable American resources in the United States of America in the year 1999. For instance, imagine that 21 babies were given the name “ Jeffrey “in that year. 

A total of 3800 babies bear the same first name as your baby in the year 1999 in the United States of America. From the year 1880 to the year 2018, the highest recorded use of this name was in the year 1963 with a total of 33000 babies. 

From the year 1880 to the year 2018, the name “ Jeffrey “ is as recorded 975000 times in the SSA public database. This name first appeared in the year 1885 and was given to 5 newborn babies. This name became a popular name in the hear 1945 with a rank of 91 nationwide and was registered 2700 times as a baby boy’s name. 

The name “ Jeffrey “ became a popular boy’s name in the state of Iowa in the year 1970. It ranked 4 with 644 babies. The all-time high record for this name was in the year 1962 in the state of Ohio with 2566 baby boys. 

This name is a consistent top-ranking name in the state of Rhode Island for 68 consecutive years. For the past 80 years, this name was recorded 977000 times in the SSA public database. 


Personality the name Jeffrey

Here we have the letter analysis of the name Jeffrey 

J is for the jewel, the sparkle in your eye

E is for electric, a sparkling trait 

F is for fancy, never just plain you

F is for feeling, your sympathetic way

R is for rapport, friends seek you

E is for elegant, born within you

Y is for yearning, your innermost desires

The name “ Jeffrey “ has a historical background. The true meaning of this name might not be described in just a few sentences and words. If you are considering a nickname for the name “ Jeffrey “, you can select the reversed form of that as your baby’s nickname. The reversed form of “ Jeffrey “ might not be meaningful, but that is related to the main form. Name can be the heart’s desire and destiny. Your heart desires to become a leader. 


 famous people named Jeffrey 

Jeffrey Cole who is an American anthropologist 

Jeffrey Garten who is an American businessman 

Jeffrey Hackney is a British legal academic at Wadham College, Oxford 

Jeffrey Rosen who is an American professor 


Similar names to Jeffrey

Julia, July, Juliet, and Jeff 

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01/14/2024 00:00:00

My name is Jeffrey (although I go by Jef, with one F) and ever'since I was a boy, I remember this Bill Cosby standup routine about an annoying kid on the airplane who drove him nuts, and how he had to listen'to his mother'snapping "Jeffrey! Jeffrey! Get back here!" all the time. He commented on how much he grew to hate the name Jeffrey after that and it was officiall ruined for me. My fiance says she loves the name, and my friends all agree that I'match the'sensitive and intelligent legacy that the name has. The name means "peacemaker" and I have always been able to mediate arguments between people and "translate" what one party is really trying to say to another, so if you want your child to have those traits, you'd be doing them a service to name them Jeffrey.

01/05/2024 22:20:06

Our 8 yr old is named Jeffrey (he goes by Jeff at school). I think it is a solid, handsome name and couldn't imagine him with any other name.

10/18/2023 15:41:54

I don't know if all Jeffrey's ,are the'same,as far as meaning,such AS "GOD'S PEACE" All I know I wouldn't want any other name whether It's biblical, numerology Or whatever doesn't matter everything I read about my name I'm always in aw because the confI'mation is always so profound sometimes It's a good scary.. Jeffrey just

10/11/2023 01:29:14

As a Jeffrey , I like my name, and I go by Jeff , I just hate how people often misspell my name as Jeffery, that's so annoying , anyone else hate that ❤️ One friend of mine in High School jokingly called me Jeffreaky , and It's cool how the name Jeff is used often in TV shows and movies, lots of Jeff's

08/11/2023 20:08:30

I have see a lot of names over the years, but seriously nothing is better than "Jeffrey". It is the best. I can't beli've everyone is not named Jeffrey or Jeff.

07/17/2023 21:11:46

It is my name and for years, as a kid, I'misspelled it. I was never'sure if I was Jeffrey or Jeffery. Now I know. ;-)

05/01/2023 04:10:38

Jeffrey & Jeff are cool names, however many people have expressed fears that the late American Serial Killer Jeffrey Dahmer and his crimes severely ruined the image of the classic boys name "Jeffrey" and greatly destroyed the popularity of this name. As a Jeffrey, born in 1992, I have personally heard of myself and other Jeffrey's in the Public School system called "Jeffrey Dahmer" as an Insult, a very I'mature insult

04/22/2023 04:10:08

It's my name, and in 6th through 8th grade, there were a total of FIVE of us in the'same class. And three of the five (myself included) were very close friends.

01/14/2023 07:24:32

A cool Jeffrey moment was in The'star Trek: Voyager episode "Real Life" where the EMH, Emergency Medical Hologram doctor had a Holographic family and the name of his perfect Holographic Son was named Jeffrey, plus from the 1992s the "CBS Storybreak" Special "Jeffrey's Ghost" based on the Children's book of the'same name

11/21/2022 05:35:44

The Barry I know is an extraordinary person. he's bright, very good looking, personable, and servant-hearted. he's also slightly full of himself, but hey, nobody's perfect.

10/10/2022 18:11:38

my name is Jeffery which is cool I go by Jeff and had the nick name Jeffy from many people and that was fine. The only bad part for me being named Jeffery is that in the'second grade I had a teacher in a catholic school who told me I spelled my name wrong. In the early sixties you did not question. Now I have IDs with different spellings of my name. I will say the Army got my name right. Go 1/9 Cav

10/01/2022 23:10:54

I didn't realize there were multiple ways to spell it till I got older (how hard is it to remember R,E,Y❤️❤️). Then I'met another Jeff as an adult who asked me, "did they spell your name correct❤️" . What do you mean❤️, I asked. "Jeffeeeerrry" he'said. Ah, I see. Been grateful to my mom ever'since for knowing how to correctly spell my name. (Side note; I beli've the name fell out of vogue when'the world became aware of 'Dahmer'. But he's read and a distant memory and It'seems to be experiencing a renaissance.)

09/10/2022 23:45:00

this is my first choice for a baby girl's name and i hate when everyone tells me It's a stripper name, because It's NOT. It's awesome.

06/01/2022 23:48:36

well i've been hadley ann for 30 years now have noticed its starting to get popular. i've met 2hadley's in my life so far and i like it that way it is still nice to hear people say i love your name or we have never heard that name before or You're the first hadley we have met. so that is nice to hear, so please call your childern something else and don't ruin our name or turn it into a jenn,sara,madison,or any of those common names. i like the uniqueness and would like it that way

03/27/2022 05:38:42

My son is Jeffrey ( born in April1995), my brother in law is Jeffery born in 1970. My only complaint is that my son's had his name mispelled so many times (Jeffry, Jeffery) that it really makes me wish I had named him something different that didn't have a variation on spelling. Nobody messes up David.

03/15/2022 10:54:36

A decent American boys name, Jeffrey or Jeff is cool, some famous Jeff's are Jeff Allen, News Anchor for 1010WINS & WCBSFM101.1 DJ Jazzy Jeff (born Jeffrey Allen'townes) American DJ, actor, who worked with Will Smith on "DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince" Jeffrey L. "Jeff" Smith, famous American Chef, hosted the cooking show "The Frugal Gourmet" The character of Pastor Jeff on the hit TV series "Young Sheldon" on CBS

02/08/2022 07:16:48

this name is the best name in the world cause my nephe's name is Kamari and my sister and the rest of my family loves it


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Jeffrey FAQs

*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Jeffrey?
The origin of the name Jeffrey is German.
*️⃣ What is meaning of name Jeffrey?
Divinely Peaceful
*️⃣ How many people are named Jeffrey?
Almost 979000 people are named Jeffrey.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Jeffrey?
The names of Journey, Jaron, Jaren, Jarren, Jeron