Other Origin(s):German
Meaning:Son of Jeffrey; Pledge of peace
Jefferson is a masculine name of Old English origin, meaning “son of Jeffrey.” This stately surname has been used as a first name centuries before today’s surname trend. The name Jeffrey has roots in German, meaning “pledge of peace,” offering a positive endearment for baby to bear. Swift and dapper, Jefferson has preppy British vibes baby will undoubtedly rock.

Famous People Named Jefferson

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    United States President
Not sure you have the perfect name? Search to add more baby names to your My Favorites list.