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Jeffrey

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: God peace
  • #44 All Time
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230k Jeffery (English)

How popular is the baby 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 11 0 11
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 5,683 21 5,662 #66 boy name
1948 5,952 22 5,930 #58 boy name
1949 7,010 25 6,985 #48 boy name
1950 7,673 22 7,651 #43 boy name
1951 9,728 13 9,715 #35 boy name
1952 12,036 20 12,016 #31 boy name
1953 15,956 39 15,917 #25 boy name
1954 19,076 34 19,042 #23 boy name
1955 22,543 36 22,507 #20 boy name
1956 23,307 42 23,265 #20 boy name
1957 24,000 46 23,954 #21 boy name
1958 24,268 60 24,208 #21 boy name
1959 26,329 60 26,269 #16 boy name
1960 28,920 84 28,836 #14 boy name
1961 32,106 84 32,022 #11 boy name
1962 33,604 79 33,525 #10 boy name
1963 31,820 99 31,721 #10 boy name
1964 30,823 83 30,740 #10 boy name
1965 29,663 69 29,594 #10 boy name
1966 30,288 86 30,202 #9 boy name
1967 28,214 116 28,098 #13 boy name
1968 28,490 111 28,379 #11 boy name
1969 29,103 115 28,988 #11 boy name
1970 30,294 140 30,154 #11 boy name
1971 25,963 112 25,851 #12 boy name
1972 21,786 99 21,687 #17 boy name
1973 19,312 88 19,224 #17 boy name
1974 19,427 96 19,331 #15 boy name
1975 18,410 81 18,329 #14 boy name
1976 17,107 81 17,026 #17 boy name
1977 17,568 81 17,487 #19 boy name
1978 17,099 98 17,001 #19 boy name
1979 16,966 91 16,875 #24 boy name
1980 16,477 94 16,383 #27 boy name
1981 16,022 91 15,931 #29 boy name
1982 16,136 98 16,038 #29 boy name
1983 15,764 114 15,650 #28 boy name
1984 14,856 96 14,760 #28 boy name
1985 14,601 104 14,497 #29 boy name
1986 13,736 91 13,645 #31 boy name
1987 13,554 78 13,476 #32 boy name
1988 12,470 78 12,392 #36 boy name
1989 12,049 40 12,009 #37 boy name
1990 11,019 40 10,979 #43 boy name
1991 9,922 28 9,894 #45 boy name
1992 8,504 34 8,470 #51 boy name
1993 7,553 17 7,536 #53 boy name
1994 6,543 17 6,526 #55 boy name
1995 5,741 12 5,729 #64 boy name
1996 5,272 9 5,263 #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 2,125 0 2,125
2008 1,995 0 1,995
2009 1,717 0 1,717
2010 1,618 0 1,618
2011 1,436 0 1,436
2012 1,509 5 1,504
2013 1,402 0 1,402
2014 1,373 0 1,373
2015 1,252 0 1,252

Want to know about the popularity of the Jeffrey baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 975,024 babies born with the name Jeffrey in the United States. That's more than enough Jeffreys 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 33,525 babies. (That's a lot of baby Jeffreys)

According to the 1959 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jeffrey" ranks #28 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Alaska. Imagine that, 26 babies in Alaska have the same name as you in 1959. Across the entire United States a total of 26,329 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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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.

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.

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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Jeffrey Tambor

Jeffrey Tambor is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1973 to present. Jeffrey was born in 1944 as Jeffrey Michael Tambor in San Francisco, California, U.S.

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Jeffrey Jones

Jeffrey Jones is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1970 to present. Jeffrey was born in 1947 as Jeffrey Duncan Jones in Buffalo, New York, U.S.

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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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Other Inspirations for the Name Jeffrey

Jeffrey Campbell
Jeffrey Donovan
Jeffrey Epstein
Jeffrey Jordan
Jeffrey Osborne
Jeffrey Wright
Jeffrey Dahmer
Jeffrey Hurant

Alternative Meanings

J is for joy, that you always bring.

E is for elegant, born within you.

F is for fair, always honest and true.

F is for fulfill, satisfy your needs.

R is for rational, the way you think.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Your name in reverse order is "Yerffej". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Jefyrfe". 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.

Past life for Jeffrey born Mar 20, 1986

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern China approximately on 1000. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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