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.


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.


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