How to pronounce Geoff?

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Pronunciation of Geoff

Geoff is pronounced as: Phonetic Spelling:[ j eh f ]
j eh f
jug pet fan

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Pronunciation of Geoff in Kinsgville, Texas

ALTERNATE: "Joff" Where the "Geo" portion is pronounced as it is in the name "George."

Even though the vast majority of people now pronounce it like "Jeff," in fact the "George/Geoffrey" pronunciations have their roots Old English/West Germanic. However, as is the case with language evolution, the "Jeff" pronunciation likely became more popular in certain dialects at some point.

Though I’ve met a few people who pronounce it the original way, mostly people pronounce it the new way –fortunately, I've yet to meet a "Jeh-rge" (the "Jeff" version of "George").


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Type of Name:

Geoff short for Geoffrey

Origin:

West Germanic/Old English

Gender:

Male

Meaning:

Friend/Friendly


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Pronunciation of Geoff in Kinsgville, Texas

Geoff is pronounced as: Phonetic Spelling:[ j aw f ]
j aw f
jug law fan

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Type of Name:

Geoff short for Geoffrey

Origin:

West Germanic/Old English

Gender:

Male

Meaning:

Friend/Friendly


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Pronunciation of Geoff

Geoff is pronounced as: Phonetic Spelling:[ g ee off ]
g ee off
go see off


Type of Name:

geoff


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Pronunciation of Geoff

jeff - rhymes with deaf



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Pronunciation of Geoff

Geoff is pronounced as: Phonetic Spelling:[ Gee Off ]
Off
off


Type of Name:

First name


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Pronunciation of Geoff

gee off



Type of Name:

geoff


Comments:

Pronunciation of Geoff

Gee off



Type of Name:

First name


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