- a male given name: from Germanic, meaning “divine peace.”
Examples from the Web for geoffrey
You had a great line in your piece on Geoffrey Beene about the “genre” of evening wear.Daphne Merkin on Lena Dunham, Book Criticism, and Self-Examination
December 26, 2014
Geoffrey Robertson and Amal Clooney helped Greece fight for the return of the Elgin Marbles.
Geoffrey Robertson QC has provided legal advice to the Greek government.
“In early 19th-century China, pictures of beautiful women have very narrow eyes,” adds Geoffrey Jones.Changing Western Beauty Ideals: Nina Davuluri and Julie Chen
September 25, 2013
Her finance minister, Geoffrey Howe, resigned over the issue.Margaret Thatcher Was Right About the Euro
April 8, 2013
Mona had come this time to tell her of her engagement to Geoffrey Carter.Life and Death of Harriett Frean
One was the voice of Geoffrey Brotherton—a man you told me you hated.
Had Geoffrey been on his, narrow as the lane was, we might have passed without injury.
That, Geoffrey has never touched; over that he has no claim.
Geoffrey's lips opened as if he were about to speak, but he closed them again.Great Uncle Hoot-Toot
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).