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Name Geoffroy

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

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Languages of use:French
Popularity:no rank in any popularity list in this database
Similarly written:Geoffrey, Geoffroi     Details
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About Geoffrey, the group of names with the same origin as Geoffroy

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