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Origin Of The Surname Jeffries

Meaning Of The Surname Jeffries

Descendant of Jeffrey

Interesting Facts About Jeffries

Jeffries is a patronymic surname. Patronymic surnames were given to pass down the name of the father of a household to his kin. We can see that Jeffries comes from the first name Jeffrey, with the possessive ‘ies’ suffixed to show that the bearer ‘belonged’ to Jeffrey in a sense. Patronymic surnames were sometimes given to non-family members of the household such as servants.

Jeffries Statistics

Jeffries is the number 1644 ranked surname in the United Kingdom. According to our statistics around 6,346 share the surname Jeffries in the UK.

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