Geoffrey

Geoffrey - A very unique male name



  Feb 21,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Geoffrey, meaning pledge of peace, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1913 on position #1040. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Geoffrey and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Geoffrey? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Geoffrey. The baby boy name Geoffrey was given to 64 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1455 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 25,642 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Geoffrey peaked in popularity 42 years ago in 1975 on position 170.



Famous with this name

Geoffrey Rush
Geoffrey Beevers
Geoffrey Keen


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Geoffrey is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Geoffrey is currently topping the baby name charts in Minnesota at position #721 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,663.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Geoffrey is where you live.


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Geoffrey origin and meaning

Geoffrey is a 8 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means pledge of peace. To see famous people named Geoffrey, pop culture references for the name Geoffrey and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Geoffrey

We've found the following names that sound similar to Geoffrey, sorted by popularity.

Gaspar / Gasper / Gaspare / Geoffery / Geoffry / Gabor /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121455
20111522
20101532
20091272
20081631
20071149
20061056
20051060
2004867
2003774
2002746
2001674
2000683
1999644
1998557
1997522
1996510
1995420
1994375
1993352
1992312
1991273
1990249
1989223
1988209
1987200
1986198
1985190
1984187
1983189
1982193
1981199
1980199
1979189
1978183
1977185
1976178
1975170
1974191
1973223
1972211
1971200
1970200
1969213
1968233
1967236
1966249
1965254
1964264
1963266
1962275
1961273
1960281
1959292
1958277
1957277
1956260
1955264
1954277
1953274
1952286
1951289
1950268
1949285
1948278
1947291
1946306
1945329
1944371
1943352
1942390
1941376
1940456
1939616
1938698
1937809
1936910
19341215
1933853
19311484
19301301
19271491
19261582
19241678
19201807
19131040

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Minnesota721
Washington757
California925
Illinois1240
Georgia1268
Texas1480
New York1663

Even more about Geoffrey


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Geoffrey a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Geoffrey?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1975
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Geoffrey
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 25,642
Letter count 8
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1913
2012 births +64

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