Usage: Jeff is a very popular first name. It is more often used as a boy (male) name.
People having the name Jeff are in general originating from Australia, France, Germany, Luxembourg, United Kingdom, United States of America.
Variants: For another variant of the name Jeff across the world, see Jeffrey.
Meaning: Divinely peaceful
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N.B. Sometimes it happens that another name has the same meaning. There is nothing surprising in this: both names have the same origin or the same numbers of numerology.
The Growth number corresponding to this first name is 9.
Qualities: Compassionate, Idealistic
Ruling planet: Mars
The name Jeff is ranked on the 35th position of the most used names. It means that this name is very frequently used.
We estimate that there are at least 8217900 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.113% of the population. The name Jeff has four characters. It means that it is relatively short-length, compared to the other names in our database.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given the name Jeff for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
The name day of Jeff is 8 November.
History and Origin
Jeff is a short form of the English given name Jeffrey, which derives from a medieval variant of Geoffrey. Jeff is especially used in the USA and Canada.
English: short form of Jeffrey, now commonly used as an independent given name, especially in America.
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