Geoffrey

Colors Related to this Name: Blue

Qualities Related to this Name: Romantic, Nurturing

Popularity: This is a popular name in the US. Ranking #1536 in 2013 and #1622 in 2014.

Famous People

Geoffrey Lewis (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Geoffrey Arend (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Geoffrey Holder (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Geoffrey Owens (TV Actor), Geoffrey Deuel (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Geoffrey Blake (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Geoffrey Lower (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Geoffrey Horne (Movie Actor)

Meaning

In English

Origin: Old French aristocratic name, Geoffroi [dʒɔfreʲ] (> West Middle French Geoffrey, East Middle French Geoffroy), itself from Proto-French forms (latinized in -us) Jotfredus, Jozsfredus, Josfredus (10th century) and Jof[f]redus, Jofridus, Jaufredus, Geffredus (11th century),[1] and ultimately of Germanic origin. The second element is friþuz "peace, protection". The first element may be gaut (*Gaut-friþuz), as opposed to god or gud in Godfrey.[2] The name was introduced to England by the Normans in the 11th century.

Meaning(s):

-( male name -comes from the Germanic language-). Popular in the U.K. in the 20th century.