Jeffrey Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Jeffrey:
Variant spelling of Geoffrey which arose in the Middle Ages. Geoffrey is derived from the Middle English Geffrey, which is from the Old French Geoffroi, a name thought to have evolved from several different Germanic names.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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My uncle's name is Jeffrey but everybody calls him Jeff. His brother's name is Brian. I think it is a cute, handsome, masculine name for a boy.
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English for Gift of Peace
- Famous real-life people named Jeffrey
Jeffrey Dean Morgan, actor
Jeff Bridges, actor
Jeffrey Eugenides, contemporary American author
Jeff Goldblum, actor
Jeff Gordon, race car driver
Jeff Foxworthy, comedian
Jeffrey Dahmer, serial killer
Jeff DaRosa, banjoist
Jeffrey "Jeff" Hardy, former WWE(World Wrestling Entertainment) Superstar, currently signed to Total Nonstop Action Wrestling(TNA)
Jeffrey Jung, South Korean rapper, lead dancer, and lead vocalist of South Korean pop boy group NCT
- Jeffrey in song, story & screen
Space (I Believe In) by the Pixies
"Jeffrey," a song by De Novo Dahl
"A song for Jeffrey " a song by Jethro Tull
Jeff Winger, lead character in "Community"
Go-to name for male characters in Saturday Night Live sketches
Jeffrey Garrett, a character in Marvel’s X-Men comics
Jeffrey, fictional drug mentioned in the 2010 Comedy Film "Get Him to the Greek" the expression in the film was
"When the world slips you a Jeffrey, stroke the furry wall"
Jeffrey Dexter "Jeff" Boomhauer III, one of the main characters on the animated Fox Network TV series King of the Hill, voiced by Mike Judge
Jeffrey Goines, one of the main characters in the 1995 science fiction film 12 Monkeys, played by Brad Pitt
Jeffrey Michener, a character in the TV series The Last Ship, played by Mark Moses
Jeffrey "Hater" Lewis, character in the 2008 film "What Happens in Vegas"