Tuesday, October 21, 2003

The Meaning of the Name: Geoffrey

... I never really looked this up, just always really liked the name. I just found this:

The meaning of Geoffrey
Origin: Anglo-Saxon
Meaning: Peaceful gift.

Origin: English
Meaning: Peaceful. See also Jeffrey.

Origin: French
Meaning: Divine peace.

Origin: German
Meaning: Derived from one of three Old German names, meaning district, traveler, or peaceful pledge. Famous bearer: Geoffrey Plantagenet was father to King Henry II; Geoffrey Cbaucer wrote 'The Canterbury Tales'.

Origin: Teutonic
Meaning: God's peace.

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