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The name Jeff is of English origin, and is a variation of Jeffrey.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Jeff has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Jeff
Use of the Name Jeff for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
117,965 101,615 6,020 1,100 494 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Jeff has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Jeff last appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 2002, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Jeff
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188018866  
188119061  
188216681  
188324344  
188418574  
188520063  
188621063  
188718070  
188816293  
188918970  
189017777  
189116777  
189222262  
189316787  
189421064  
189521565  
189623162  
189722059  
189822860  
189924248  
190024669  
190125845  
190227647  
190327346  
190421971  
190524862  
190625959  
190724273  
190826365  
190927168  
191026883  
191130976  
1912321134  
1913345143  
1914369164  
1915396184  
1916408186  
1917421180  
1918417198  
1919435185  
1920409208  
1921484162  
1922416209  
1923421206  
1924446186  
1925439186  
1926481157  
1927440193  
1928450178  
1929451174  
1930442177  
1931455154  
1932452157  
1933472141  
1934531122  
1935482138  
1936504127  
1937454153  
1938420184  
1939443167  
1940340278  
1941302360  
1942293427  
1943279476  
1944275468  
1945247540  
1946219766  
19471991,007  
1948212891  
1949245689  
1950290539  
1951287562  
1952266663  
1953231849  
1954223972  
19551821,478  
19561462,217  
1957974,083  
1958675,810  
1959527,714  
1960498,491  
1961499,454  
1962449,426  
1963488,089  
1964526,931  
1965625,408  
1966724,384  
1967883,595  
1968903,287  
19691062,974  
19701162,880  
19711402,158  
19721671,540  
19731901,192  
1974219971  
1975234881  
1976262744  
1977276702  
1978294634  
1979329552  
1980339542  
1981389433  
1982394424  
1983412389  
1984441364  
1985441372  
1986467342  
1987514303  
1988513322  
1989580284  
1990644249  
1991643254  
1992696221  
1993716208  
1994714213  
1995879154  
1996881155  
1997978133  
1998    
1999909164  
2000932163  
2001907171  
2002980160  
Totals:  117,965 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Jeff as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Jeff appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 122 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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