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[ 1 syll. jef(f), je-ff ] The baby boy name Jeff is pronounced as JHehF †. Jeff is largely used in the English language, and it is derived from Germanic and English origins.

Jeff is an English pet form of the name Geoffrey (English and German).

Jeff is also a short form of the name Jefferson (English).

Jeff is also a short form of the name Jeffrey (English).

See also the related category germanic (german).

Jeff is an uncommon baby name for boys. At the modest height of its usage in 1962, 0.449% of baby boys were given the name Jeff. Its ranking then was #44. The baby name has since fallen from favor, and is now of sporadic use. In 2016, within the group of boy names directly linked to Jeff, Jeffrey was the most popular.

Baby names that sound like Jeff include Geoff, Jabe, Jackub, Jakobe, Jaycob, Jaykob, Jeb, Jebb, Jebbe, Jepp, Jeppe, Joav, Job, Jobe, Joesph, Joff, Johb, Jove, Jube, and Jup.

† Pronunciation for Jeff: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)"

Details of famous persons named Jeff:
Actor Jeff Bridges, born 4 December 1949, Los Angeles, California.
Actor Jeff Goldblum, born 22 October 1952, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Business Personality Jeff Bezos, born 12 January 1964, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Rock Musician Jeff Lynne, born 30 December 1947, Birmingham, England.
Rock Musician Jeff Porcaro, born 1 April 1954 - 5 August 1992, Hartford, Connecticut.


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