Geoffrey
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
JEF-ree
Meaning
A peaceful ruler
More info about the name "Geoffrey"

Geoffrey is an English name, derived from the Old Germanic words “gawja”, which means 'a region or area', and “fridu”, which means 'peace or safety'. The earlier form of the name was Gaufrid.

Popularity of the Name Geoffrey
Also Spelled Like...

Geoffroy, Geoffry

Famous Geoffreys

Geoffrey Wilkinson - Nobel Prize Winner for Chemistry
Geoffrey Chaucer - author
Geoffrey Beene - fashion designer
Geoffrey Keen - actor
Geoffrey Lewis - actor
Geoffrey Palmer - actor

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