First name origin & meaning:
Old French: Peaceful
First name variations: Jeffrie, Jeffry, Jefferey, Geoffrey, Geoff, Godfrey, Jeff, Jeffers, Joffrey, Jeffries, Jeffery, Jeffaree, Jefarey, Jeffari, Jefarie, Jefary, Jeferee, Jeferey, Jeferi, Jeferie, Jefery, Jeffaree, Jeffarey, Jeffari, Jeffarie, Jeffary, Jeffeory, Jefferay, Jefferee, Jeffereoy, Jefferi, Jefferie, Jefferies, Jeffory, Jeffrey
Last name origins & meanings:
- English: patronymic from Jeffrey.
- The third U.S. president, author of the Declaration of
Independence, and VA statesman Thomas Jefferson relates in his memoirs
a family tradition that he was descended from Welsh stock on his
father’s side, while noting the relative infrequency of the name
Jefferson in Wales. It is a characteristically northern English
name. A Jefferson was among the burgesses who attended the first
representative assembly at Jamestown, VA, in 1619.
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