Jeffery: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Jeffery

A spelling variation of Jeffrey (which itself is a spelling variation of the English name Geoffrey), meaning "divine peace." And as a parent, you'll find there's nothing more divine than peace, after your little Jeffery has had a particularly whiny day.

Nicknames:

Jeff, Jeffy.

Famous people named Jeffery:

Novelists Jeffery Deaver and Jeffery Farnol; football player Jeffery "Jeff" Demps; U.S. Congressman Jeffery Cohelan.

Fun fact:

This spelling first appeared in 1939 - the same year as the movies The Wizard of Oz and Gone With the Wind.

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