Jeffery - Meaning of Jeffery

What does Jeffery mean?

[ 2 syll. jef-fe-ry, je-ff-ery ] The baby boy name Jeffery is pronounced as JHEHFRiy- †. Jeffery's language of origin is Germanic and it is predominantly used in English.

Jeffery is a variant of Geoffrey (English and German) in the English language.

Jeffery is also a variant of Jeffrey (English).

See also the related categories, english and germanic (german).

Jeffery is an all-time favorite. At present it is still a somewhat popular baby name for boys, though to a lesser extent than it was in the past. The name's popularity grew from the 1930s up to the 1960s; before that, it was of only very modest use. Its usage peaked in 1962 with 0.441% of baby boys being named Jeffery. It ranked at #45 then. The baby name has since steeply dropped in popularity. In 2018, it ranked at #854 with a usage of 0.013%. Among the group of boy names directly related to Jeffery, Jeffrey was the most widely used. It was used 4 times more than Jeffery in 2018.

Baby names that sound like Jeffery include Jeffree, Jeffrey, Jeffri, Jeffrie, Jeffry, Jefri, Jefry, Geoffrey, Geoffry, Jaafar, Jaaffar, Jabaar, Jabahri, Jabar, Jabare, Jabbar, Jabear, Jabeer, Jabeir, and Jaber.

† Pronunciation for Jeffery: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"



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