Jefferson
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
JEF-ər-sən
Meaning
Son of Jeffery
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Jefferson is derived from Jeffery, itself a variant of 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.

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Jefferson Davis - Confederacy President
Jefferson Perez - athlete
Jefferson Hunt - politician, soldier

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