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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Boy. Ranked #44 most popular

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 joyful, the spirit you spread.

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

F is for fickle, you can change your mind!

F is for fancy, never just plain you!

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

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 "Eeyrjff". 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.

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


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 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jeffrey" ranks #85 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Alabama. Imagine that, 67 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1998. Across the entire United States a total of 4,193 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 region near the Rockies? 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 their career being from 1950 to present. Jeff was born in 1949 as Jeffrey Leon Bridges in Los Angeles, California, U.S.


Jeff Goldblum

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


Jeff Hardy

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


J.J. Abrams

J.J. Abrams is a director, producer, writer, actor, and composer 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.


Jeffrey Dean Morgan

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


Jeff Daniels

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


Past life for Jeffrey born Mar 17, 1975

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 Turkey approximately on 1175. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.