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since 1880

Jeffrey

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: God peace
  • #44 All Time
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229k Jeffery (English)

How popular is the name "Jeffrey" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1885505
1910707
1911606
191212012
191313013
191412012
191521021
191621021
191719019
191816016
191922022
192022022
192119019
192230030
192327027
192431031
192526026
192627027
192726026
192836036
192919019
193034034
193117017
193237037
193336036
193447047
193543043
193669069
193787087
19381570157
19393780378
19408010801
19411,50971,502
19422,06352,058
19432,18092,171
19442,33462,328
19452,796142,782#91 boy name
19464,139144,125#78 boy name
19475,682215,661#66 boy name
19485,953225,931#58 boy name
19497,008256,983#48 boy name
19507,668227,646#43 boy name
19519,725139,712#35 boy name
195212,0402012,020#31 boy name
195315,9503915,911#25 boy name
195419,0713419,037#23 boy name
195522,5413622,505#20 boy name
195623,3114223,269#20 boy name
195723,9974623,951#21 boy name
195824,2676024,207#21 boy name
195926,3316026,271#16 boy name
196028,9198428,835#14 boy name
196132,1038432,019#11 boy name
196233,6107933,531#10 boy name
196331,8219931,722#10 boy name
196430,8218330,738#10 boy name
196529,6636929,594#10 boy name
196630,2878630,201#9 boy name
196728,21211628,096#13 boy name
196828,49211128,381#11 boy name
196929,10911528,994#11 boy name
197030,29514030,155#11 boy name
197125,96111225,849#12 boy name
197221,7879921,688#17 boy name
197319,3138819,225#17 boy name
197419,4289619,332#15 boy name
197518,4048118,323#14 boy name
197617,1068117,025#17 boy name
197717,5698117,488#19 boy name
197817,0979816,999#19 boy name
197916,9659116,874#24 boy name
198016,4769416,382#27 boy name
198116,0179115,926#29 boy name
198216,1339816,035#29 boy name
198315,76111415,647#28 boy name
198414,8589614,762#28 boy name
198514,60010414,496#29 boy name
198613,7359113,644#31 boy name
198713,5557813,477#32 boy name
198812,4707812,392#36 boy name
198912,0494012,009#37 boy name
199011,0183910,979#43 boy name
19919,923289,895#45 boy name
19928,503348,469#51 boy name
19937,552177,535#53 boy name
19946,543176,526#55 boy name
19955,741125,729#64 boy name
19965,27195,262#72 boy name
19974,593104,583#84 boy name
19984,19364,187#91 boy name
19993,824103,814#100 boy name
20003,57073,563
20013,21363,207
20023,00782,999
20032,88852,883
20042,733122,721
20052,42402,424
20062,26602,266
20072,12402,124
20081,99501,995
20091,71601,716
20101,61501,615
20111,43601,436
20121,50751,502
20131,40201,402
20141,36801,368

Want to know about the populiarty of Jeffrey? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 973,729 babies born with the name Jeffrey in the United States. That's more than enough Jeffreies to occupy the country of Djibouti with an estimated population of 923,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1885 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Jeffrey" was in 1962 with a total of 33,531 babies. (That's a lot of baby Jeffreies)

According to the 1996 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jeffrey" ranks #49 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Delaware. Imagine that, 22 babies in Delaware have the same name as you in 1996. Across the entire United States a total of 5,271 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Jeffrey" mean?

Jeffrey (English): God peace

The name "Jeffrey" is of English origin and it means "God peace". It's a name commonly given to boys.

J is for jewel, the sparkle in your eye.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

F is for funny, humor suits you!

F is for fun, your zest for life!

R is for relax, you know how!

E is for elate, you make others happy.

Y is for young, the years never show!

Your name in reverse order is "Yerffej". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Eyefjfr". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Jeffrey popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Jeffrey in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Jeffrey

Jeff Bridges

Jeff Bridges is an actor, singer, producer, and composer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1950 to present. Jeff was born in 1949 as Jeffrey Leon Bridges in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Jeff Goldblum

Jeff Goldblum is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1974 to present. Jeff was born in 1952 as Jeffrey Lynn Goldblum in West Homestead, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Jeff Hardy

Jeff Hardy is a professional wrestler. Jeff was born in 1977 as Jeffrey Nero Hardy in Cameron, North Carolina.

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J.J. Abrams

J.J. Abrams is a director, producer, writer, and actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1990 to present. J.J. was born in 1966 as Jeffrey Jacob Abrams in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Jeffrey Dean Morgan

Jeffrey Dean Morgan is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1991 to present. Jeffrey was born in 1966 in Seattle, Washington, U.S.

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Jeff Daniels

Jeff Daniels is an actor, musician, and playwright with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1977 to present. Jeff was born in 1955 as Jeffrey Warren Daniels in Athens, Georgia, U.S.

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Past life for Jeffrey born Dec 27, 1924

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Japan approximately on 1850. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

Name poster for Jeffrey

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