Jeffery

First Name
230k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jeffery

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

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  1. A male given name, a spelling variant of Jeffrey.
  2. A patronymic surname​.

Notable Persons Named Jeffery

Jeff Gordon is a former nascar driver, founder of jeff gordon children's foundation, co-owner of no. 48 hendrick motorsports chevrolet, color analyst for fox nascar, list of former nascar drivers, hendrick motorsports, list of fox nascar broadcasters, and former nascar dr. Jeff was given the name Jeffery Michael Gordon on August 4th, 1971 in Vallejo, California, U.S.

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Jeffery Deaver is a mystery fiction, crime fiction, and thriller (genre) writer. Jeffery was born on May 6th, 1950 in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, United States.

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He holds the title Grandmaster(2015) and Grandmaster (chess). Jeffery was born Jeffery Xiong on October 30th, 2000 in Plano, Texas.

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Jeffery Taylor is a basketball player for the Real Madrid, →Austin Spurs, Charlotte Hornets, and Real Madrid Baloncesto in the Liga ACB and Euroleague. He was most active from 2012 to present. Jeffery was born on May 23rd, 1989 in Norrköping.

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Jeff Cook is a country music and country rock musician and songwriter. He plays Guitar, Fiddle, and Vocals. He was most active from 1973 to present. Jeff was given the name Jeffery A. Cook on August 27th, 1949 in Fort Payne, Alabama, U.S.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Jeffery

Alan Thicke is an actor, composer, and tv host. He was most active from 1969 to present. Alan was given the name Alan Willis Jeffery on March 1st, 1947 in Kirkland Lake, Ontario, Canada.

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Sarah Jeffery is an actress, singer, and dancer. Sarah was given the name Sarah Marie Jeffery on April 3rd, 1996 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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Alshon Jeffery is an athlete for the Chicago Bears. His ongoing career started in 2012. Alshon was born on February 14th, 1990 in St. Matthews, South Carolina.

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Aaron Jeffery is an actor. He was most prominent from 1993 to 1993. Aaron was given the name Aaron C. Jeffery in 1970 in Auckland, New Zealand.

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Carlon Jeffery is an actor and rapper. He has had major accomplishments since 2006. Carlon was born on July 10th, 1993 in Houston, Texas, USA. Carlon is also known as Lil' C-Note.

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Clara Jeffery is a non-fiction editing and list of essayists. Clara was born on August 25th, 1967 in Baltimore.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1894 5 0 5
1907 5 0 5
1909 8 0 8
1910 7 0 7
1912 15 0 15
1913 15 0 15
1914 16 0 16
1915 13 0 13
1916 17 0 17
1917 17 0 17
1918 15 0 15
1919 14 0 14
1920 10 0 10
1921 13 0 13
1922 23 0 23
1923 18 0 18
1924 25 0 25
1925 29 0 29
1926 23 0 23
1927 34 5 29
1928 26 0 26
1929 29 8 21
1930 29 0 29
1931 16 0 16
1932 22 0 22
1933 27 0 27
1934 27 0 27
1935 25 0 25
1936 34 0 34
1937 22 0 22
1938 40 0 40
1939 52 0 52
1940 128 0 128
1941 211 7 204
1942 286 5 281
1943 319 6 313
1944 344 8 336
1945 365 12 353
1946 560 7 553
1947 743 0 743
1948 804 8 796
1949 1,061 13 1,048
1950 1,224 7 1,217
1951 1,641 11 1,630
1952 2,204 18 2,186
1953 3,056 11 3,045
1954 3,953 16 3,937 #90 boy name
1955 5,474 15 5,459 #73 boy name
1956 6,592 28 6,564 #57 boy name
1957 7,543 37 7,506 #52 boy name
1958 6,865 32 6,833 #59 boy name
1959 7,507 33 7,474 #56 boy name
1960 7,706 46 7,660 #55 boy name
1961 8,962 46 8,916 #50 boy name
1962 9,318 49 9,269 #45 boy name
1963 8,543 52 8,491 #46 boy name
1964 8,402 42 8,360 #45 boy name
1965 7,771 36 7,735 #47 boy name
1966 7,936 40 7,896 #42 boy name
1967 7,280 49 7,231 #47 boy name
1968 7,270 46 7,224 #46 boy name
1969 6,786 45 6,741 #48 boy name
1970 6,747 41 6,706 #50 boy name
1971 6,130 32 6,098 #53 boy name
1972 5,101 31 5,070 #58 boy name
1973 4,435 30 4,405 #64 boy name
1974 4,394 27 4,367 #65 boy name
1975 3,935 28 3,907 #70 boy name
1976 3,589 22 3,567 #76 boy name
1977 3,584 21 3,563 #78 boy name
1978 3,574 31 3,543 #80 boy name
1979 3,385 29 3,356 #87 boy name
1980 3,354 28 3,326 #90 boy name
1981 3,358 22 3,336 #93 boy name
1982 3,332 21 3,311 #92 boy name
1983 3,178 22 3,156 #91 boy name
1984 3,041 16 3,025 #93 boy name
1985 2,979 33 2,946 #97 boy name
1986 2,796 26 2,770
1987 2,670 26 2,644
1988 2,604 20 2,584
1989 2,485 7 2,478
1990 2,333 13 2,320
1991 2,121 0 2,121
1992 1,822 0 1,822
1993 1,626 0 1,626
1994 1,416 0 1,416
1995 1,278 5 1,273
1996 1,119 0 1,119
1997 1,080 0 1,080
1998 965 0 965
1999 922 0 922
2000 837 0 837
2001 779 0 779
2002 734 0 734
2003 697 0 697
2004 623 0 623
2005 607 0 607
2006 643 0 643
2007 553 0 553
2008 533 0 533
2009 477 0 477
2010 446 0 446
2011 408 0 408
2012 372 0 372
2013 391 0 391
2014 386 0 386
2015 303 0 303
2016 310 0 310

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Popularity of Jeffery as a first name

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Popularity of Jeffery as a last name

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Common last names for Jeffery

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Williams
  • Davis
  • Miller
  • Taylor
  • Thompson
  • Clark
  • Hall
  • Martin
  • Jackson
  • Harris
  • Young
  • Mitchell

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jeffery U.S.
  White 67.21% 64.26%
  African American 26.66% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.89% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.61% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.24% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.38% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jeffery

People with the last name Jeffery are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Jeffery

  • How Popular is the name Jeffery? Jeffery is the 323rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Jeffery was the 3,638th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Jeffery have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 229,977 babies born with the first name Jeffery in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jeffery to occupy the territory of Mayotte (France) with an estimated population of 217,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jeffery? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1894 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Jeffery first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jeffery is Saturday, February 6th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Jeffery born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jeffery was in 1962 with a total of 9,269 babies. That's a lot of babies named Jeffery!
  • Random Jeffery Factoid: According to the 1961 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jeffery ranks 44th in popularity as a baby boy's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 48 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 1961.
  • Weird things about the name Jeffery: Your name in reverse order is Yreffej. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Fyefjre. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jeffery? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 9,766 people with the last name Jeffery.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jeffery? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Jeffery as their last name.

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