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Geoffrey meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Geoffrey No. of characters: 8 Gender: BoyOrigin: English French Germanic
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Meanings: Divine Peace Peaceful Traveller English name of Germanic origin, meaning composition, "Gau", "the stranger" and "peace". Namesakes: Geoffrey Chaucer, English poet and writer.

Geoffrey was ranked 835 in 2016 US male names list and elevated by 1.07% from its previous ranking of 844 in 2015. Geoffrey was ranked 858 in 1993 list of US girls name and dropped by 4.51% from its previous ranking of 821 in 1988.

Full form of Geoffrey : Generous Eager Obedient Fashionable Flexible Rational Educated Young

Geoffrey is a rare first name for a girl in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1996 and ranked 1673 in 2015. Only 346 people have Geoffrey as their first name. Geoffrey is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Geoffrey was uncommon first name for a boy but is a widely used first name for a boy which is popular since 1998 and ranked 835 (0.002036% bearer) in 2016 in United States. Around 54082 people wear Geoffrey as their first name. Pre-named name of Geoffroy. Comes from the germain "godo and frido" Means: "god and peace" Fest on November 8th. Name seems a United States native name if we look into the dominance Geoffrey showcases in the charts. 0.014962% of Americans have this given name.

Complete history of Geoffrey
YearRankOccurence
Popular boy name in
1943329300
1945306321
1946291458
1947274578
1948272584
1949270588
1950253614
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History of Geoffrey

Born near Soissons in 1065, he became a monk "saving" her convent. He showed skill in business and address to escape looters lords. Became bishop of Amiens, he participated in the creation, with the bourgeois of the city, a town to better fight against the all powerful lords. Which earned him to be expelled. He died November 8, 1115.

Expression number of Geoffrey is 6.

Geoffrey have a great affection towards creativity, beauty and domestic activities of life. Geoffrey are trustworthy, honest and behave responsibly. Geoffrey have tendency to sacrifice their needs for others'.

Names that rhyme with Geoffrey Famous people named Geoffrey
Geoffrey Thomas King in Chapter Ten as Actor
Geoffrey Kirkland in Children of Men as Production Designer
Geoffrey Nottage in La bohème as Director
Geoffrey G. Rubay in The Butterfly Effect as Sound Department
Geoffrey Hibbert in In Which We Serve as Actor
Geoffrey Rowland in The Stoning of Soraya M. as Editor
Geoffrey Frost in Seven Days in Utopia as Camera and Electrical Department
Geoffrey Land in Nurse Sherri as Actor
Geoffrey Burgon in Life of Brian as Composer
Geoffrey Kennedy in The Mender as Actor
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Other variants of Geoffrey :Gaufrid Gisilfrid Godafrid Walahfrid Guðfriðr Godfried Gottfried Gofraidh Séafra Siothrún Goffredo Fredo Geoffroi Gjord Gjurd Godtfred Godofredo Goraidh Gottfrid Sieffre  English Boy Names :  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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