Name Jeff - Meaning and origin

Name Jeff - Meaning and origin

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The name Jeff is a diminutive of Jeffrey or Geoffroy. The latter derive their origins from the German terms "god" and "frid" which mean respectively "God" and "peace".


Filmmaker Jeff Chan, guitarist Jeff Beck, singer Jeff Buckley, and actors Jef Bridges and Jeff Harding.

Saint Geoffroy d'Amiens is a French priest of the eleventh and twelfth century. He was born in the diocese of Soissons. He entered the orders at the age of 25 and experienced some difficulties thereafter. The revolts, the vilified and the threats of civil war prompted him to leave the Grande Chartreuse for a life of penance. He fell ill and died on November 8, 1115.

His character :

Jeff is a courageous, sociable and ambitious person. He likes a job well done and precision. Although he is comfortable in society, it will take time to trust a person. Once this course is over, he will prove to be a faithful and sincere friend. He has a great potential that he puts at the service of great causes. On the family side, Jeff cares a lot about the well-being of his family.


Jeffrey, Geoffroy, Godefroy, Jefferson and Jauffré.

His party :

The name Jeff is celebrated on November 8th.

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