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Name Geoffrey

Origin:From Germanic words for region, area and strangerTools:

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Gender:male
Languages of use:German, English
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Geoffroy, Geoffroi, Godfrey, Jeffrey     Details
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About Geoffrey, the group of names with the same origin as Geoffrey

Language of origin:Germanic
Info about origin:old Germanic two-element name whose Old French form became popular
 brought to England by the Normans
 probably several names merged into one, with the first elements gawja (region, area) and walah (stranger)
 often confused with the name Godfrey/Gottfried
Words:gawja = the region, the area  Germanic
 walah = the stranger  Germanic
 friduz = the peace, the protection  Germanic
Topics:Two-element name
Variants' top ranks:10:Jeffrey USA 1960-1969,  25:Geoffrey England+Wales 1944,  46:Jeffery USA 1960-1969,  54:Jeff USA 1960-1969
Somehow related to:Godfrey
Name variants:Geoffrey, Geoffroi, Geoffroy, Jeff, Jeffery, Jeffrey   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
Belgium prevalence 2013 188
England+Wales decadesGraph1964 63,  1954 28,  1944 251934 33,  1924 36,  1914 55,  1904 58
France 2002 231
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 369,  1980-1989 210,  1970-1979 193
USA yearlyGraph2005 990,  2004 847,  2003 755,  2002 732,  2001 673,  2000 652,  1999 634,  1998 545,  1997 531,  1996 502,  1995 425,  1994 382,  1993 350
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