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Meaning of Jefferson

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The name Jefferson has the following meaning:

The son of Jeffrey.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Jefferson is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 681 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Jefferson rose in popularity, moving up the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 11 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 587 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Jefferson in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Jefferson is pronounced as jef-fur-sun


Jefferson originates from the English language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Jefferson and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Jefferson: Boys - Britton, Bud, Burleigh, Burley, Case, Coy, Dart, Ellsworth, Ernest, Ezell, Felton, General, Guss, Hoke, Irl, Irwin, Jerrell, Jett, Lawyer, Layton, Lemon, Girls - Alvina, Arvilla, Delise, Fannie, Fanny, Fleta, Fonda, Heather, Jalyn, Janelle, Jaycee, Jazmyne, Leeann, Liana, Lorri, Marilyn, Maryellen, Melinda, Nautica, Queen, Serenity, Both genders - Aubrey, Broderick, Cassidy, Dorothy, Gay, Hunter, Infant, Larry, Lisa, London, Merritt, Paisley, Shelby, Tracy, Tyler


Popular Variants for the name Jefferson: Jefersen, Jeferson, Jefersun, Jeff, Jeffersen, Jeffersun, Jeffey, Jeffie


Common nicknames for the name Jefferson are: Jeff


We think the name Jefferson should fall under the following style category: Everlasting.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Jefferson to be: Energetic, fun-loving and cute guy

In one word, you might describe Jefferson as a(n) "fun-loving" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Jefferson (or its variants) are:

Jefferson Caffery, born on 1 December, a famous politician. Jefferson Caffery's background: U.S. ambassador to El Salvador (1926-1928), Colombia (1928-1933), Cuba (1934-1937), Brazil (1937-1944), France (1944-1949), and Egypt (1949-1955).

Jefferson Davis, born on 3 June, a famous politician. Jefferson Davis's background: An American politician who served as President of the Confederate States of America for its entire history from 1861 to 1865 during the American Civil War.

Jefferson Winston Hack, born on 20 June, a famous entrepreneur. Jefferson Winston Hack's background: The co-founder and editor of style magazine Dazed & Confused, which was made financially possible because of his parents trust-fund.
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