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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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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1885 5 0 5
1910 7 0 7
1911 6 0 6
1912 12 0 12
1913 13 0 13
1914 12 0 12
1915 21 0 21
1916 21 0 21
1917 19 0 19
1918 16 0 16
1919 22 0 22
1920 22 0 22
1921 19 0 19
1922 30 0 30
1923 27 0 27
1924 31 0 31
1925 26 0 26
1926 27 0 27
1927 26 0 26
1928 36 0 36
1929 19 0 19
1930 34 0 34
1931 17 0 17
1932 37 0 37
1933 36 0 36
1934 47 0 47
1935 43 0 43
1936 69 0 69
1937 87 0 87
1938 157 0 157
1939 378 0 378
1940 801 0 801
1941 1,509 7 1,502
1942 2,063 5 2,058
1943 2,180 9 2,171
1944 2,334 6 2,328
1945 2,796 14 2,782 #91 boy name
1946 4,139 14 4,125 #78 boy name
1947 5,682 21 5,661 #66 boy name
1948 5,953 22 5,931 #58 boy name
1949 7,008 25 6,983 #48 boy name
1950 7,668 22 7,646 #43 boy name
1951 9,725 13 9,712 #35 boy name
1952 12,040 20 12,020 #31 boy name
1953 15,950 39 15,911 #25 boy name
1954 19,071 34 19,037 #23 boy name
1955 22,541 36 22,505 #20 boy name
1956 23,311 42 23,269 #20 boy name
1957 23,997 46 23,951 #21 boy name
1958 24,267 60 24,207 #21 boy name
1959 26,331 60 26,271 #16 boy name
1960 28,919 84 28,835 #14 boy name
1961 32,103 84 32,019 #11 boy name
1962 33,610 79 33,531 #10 boy name
1963 31,821 99 31,722 #10 boy name
1964 30,821 83 30,738 #10 boy name
1965 29,663 69 29,594 #10 boy name
1966 30,287 86 30,201 #9 boy name
1967 28,212 116 28,096 #13 boy name
1968 28,492 111 28,381 #11 boy name
1969 29,109 115 28,994 #11 boy name
1970 30,295 140 30,155 #11 boy name
1971 25,961 112 25,849 #12 boy name
1972 21,787 99 21,688 #17 boy name
1973 19,313 88 19,225 #17 boy name
1974 19,428 96 19,332 #15 boy name
1975 18,404 81 18,323 #14 boy name
1976 17,106 81 17,025 #17 boy name
1977 17,569 81 17,488 #19 boy name
1978 17,097 98 16,999 #19 boy name
1979 16,965 91 16,874 #24 boy name
1980 16,476 94 16,382 #27 boy name
1981 16,017 91 15,926 #29 boy name
1982 16,133 98 16,035 #29 boy name
1983 15,761 114 15,647 #28 boy name
1984 14,858 96 14,762 #28 boy name
1985 14,600 104 14,496 #29 boy name
1986 13,735 91 13,644 #31 boy name
1987 13,555 78 13,477 #32 boy name
1988 12,470 78 12,392 #36 boy name
1989 12,049 40 12,009 #37 boy name
1990 11,018 39 10,979 #43 boy name
1991 9,923 28 9,895 #45 boy name
1992 8,503 34 8,469 #51 boy name
1993 7,552 17 7,535 #53 boy name
1994 6,543 17 6,526 #55 boy name
1995 5,741 12 5,729 #64 boy name
1996 5,271 9 5,262 #72 boy name
1997 4,593 10 4,583 #84 boy name
1998 4,193 6 4,187 #91 boy name
1999 3,824 10 3,814 #100 boy name
2000 3,570 7 3,563
2001 3,213 6 3,207
2002 3,007 8 2,999
2003 2,888 5 2,883
2004 2,733 12 2,721
2005 2,424 0 2,424
2006 2,266 0 2,266
2007 2,124 0 2,124
2008 1,995 0 1,995
2009 1,716 0 1,716
2010 1,615 0 1,615
2011 1,436 0 1,436
2012 1,507 5 1,502
2013 1,402 0 1,402
2014 1,368 0 1,368

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 1940 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jeffrey" ranks #93 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Connecticut. Imagine that, 16 babies in Connecticut have the same name as you in 1940. Across the entire United States a total of 801 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Jeffrey popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Jeffrey" mean? The list below shows the origins of Jeffrey as well as things modernly associated with the name Jeffrey such as celebrities named Jeffrey.

English

Origin and Meaning of Jeffrey

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

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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Alternative Meanings

J is for jewel, the sparkle in your eye.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

F is for fickle, you can change your mind!

F is for festive, the youth of your spirit.

R is for relax, you know how!

E is for extra, those little things you do!

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

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

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Past life for Jeffrey born Apr 21, 1946

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 Western Africa approximately on 1275. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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