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Meaning and Origin

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Wiktionary
  1. A diminutive of the male given name Geoffrey.

Notable Persons Named Geoff

Geoff Johns is a comics creator.

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Geoff Downes is a progressive rock, hard rock, space rock, new wave music, and electronic rock musician, songwriter, and record producer. He plays Keyboard instrument and Vocoder. His most notable accomplishments were from 1974 to present. Geoff was given the name Geoffrey Downes on August 25th, 1952 in Stockport, Cheshire, England.

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Geoff Ramsey is a film producer and actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 2003 to present. Geoff was given the name Geoffrey Fink on June 19th, 1975 in Mobile, Alabama.

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Geoff Stults is an actor. He was most prominent from 2000 to present. Geoff was given the name Geoffrey Manton Stults on December 15th, 1977 in Detroit, Michigan, U.S.

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Sir Geoff Hurst is a soccer player for the West Ham United F.C. Reserves, Academy, West Ham United F.C., Stoke City F.C., Cape Town City F.C., West Bromwich Albion F.C., Cork Celtic F.C., Seattle Sounders (1974–83), England national under-21 football team, and England national football team. Geoff was born on December 8th, 1941 in Ashton-under-Lyne, England.

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Geoff Hinton is a scientist in the fields of machine learning, artificial neural network, artificial intelligence, and cognitive science. Geoff was given the name Geoffrey Everest Hinton on December 6th, 1947 in Wimbledon, London.

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How popular is the baby name Geoff in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1940 5 0 5
1942 7 0 7
1943 5 0 5
1944 8 0 8
1945 8 0 8
1946 7 0 7
1947 11 0 11
1948 13 0 13
1949 10 0 10
1950 7 0 7
1951 12 0 12
1952 17 0 17
1953 14 0 14
1954 17 0 17
1955 13 0 13
1956 21 0 21
1957 27 0 27
1958 49 0 49
1959 47 0 47
1960 56 0 56
1961 59 0 59
1962 65 0 65
1963 57 0 57
1964 41 0 41
1965 42 0 42
1966 38 0 38
1967 42 0 42
1968 32 0 32
1969 61 0 61
1970 62 0 62
1971 57 0 57
1972 44 0 44
1973 47 0 47
1974 37 0 37
1975 60 0 60
1976 47 0 47
1977 35 0 35
1978 30 0 30
1979 26 0 26
1980 21 0 21
1981 15 0 15
1982 11 0 11
1983 15 0 15
1984 17 0 17
1985 14 0 14
1986 31 0 31
1987 21 0 21
1988 19 0 19
1989 21 0 21
1990 24 0 24
1991 6 0 6
1992 13 0 13
1993 13 0 13
1994 14 0 14
1995 8 0 8
1996 10 0 10
1998 6 0 6
1999 5 0 5
2000 6 0 6
2006 5 0 5
2007 5 0 5
2010 8 0 8
2016 6 0 6

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Popularity of Geoff as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Geoff

  • How Popular is the name Geoff? Geoff is the 7,966th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Geoff have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,550 babies born with the first name Geoff in the United States. That's more than enough people named Geoff to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Geoff? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1940 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Geoff first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Geoff is Monday, January 30th, 1893.
  • What year had the most people named Geoff born? The highest recorded use of the first name Geoff was in 1962 with a total of 65 babies.
  • Random Geoff Factoid: According to the 1968 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Geoff is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1968.
  • Weird things about the name Geoff: Your name in reverse order is Ffoeg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Egffo. How do you pronounce that?

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