Boy Names baby nameJefferson

What does the name Jefferson mean?

The meaning of the name “Jefferson” is: “Son of Jeffrey,Son of Geof, son of Geoffrey”.

Additional information: Jefferson is a patronymic surname meaning "son of Jeffrey, Jeffers, or Jeff." Jeffrey is a variant of Geoffrey, meaning "peaceful place," from gawia, meaning "territory" and frid, meaning "peace." Geoffrey is also a possible variant of the Norman personal name Godfrey, meaning "God's peace" or "peaceful ruler."