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Geoffrey

[jef-ree] /ˈdʒɛf ri/
noun
1.
a male given name: from Germanic, meaning “divine peace.”.
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  • Geoffrey clifton died immediately katharine survived, but was horribly injured.
Word Origin and History for Geoffrey

masc. personal name, attested in England by late 11c., from Old French Geuffroi, from Medieval Latin Gaufridus, from Old High German gewi "district" (German Gau) + fridu "peace" (see free).

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