Geoffrey
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
JEF-ree
Meaning
A peaceful ruler
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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.

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Famous Geoffreys

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

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