Jefferson

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Jeffrey +‎ -son

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Jefferson

  1. An English patronymic surname​.
  2. Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826); the third President of the United States, principal author of the US Declaration of Independence (1776), and one of the most influential founders of the United States.
  3. A male given name, transferred usage of the patronymic surname, most notably of Jefferson Davis.
  4. A city in Georgia, USA, and the county seat of Jackson County.
  5. A city in Iowa, USA, and county seat of Greene County.
  6. A town in North Carolina, USA, and the county seat of Ashe County.
  7. A village in Ohio, USA, and the county seat of Ashtabula County.
  8. A city in Texas, USA, and the county seat of Marion County.
  9. A city in Wisconsin, USA, and the county seat of Jefferson County.

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  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Jefferson is the 615th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 55,179 individuals. Jefferson is most common among Black (74.2%) individuals.

Noun[edit]

Jefferson (plural Jeffersons)

  1. (slang, US) A two-dollar bill.
    • 1996, J. Madison Davis, And the Angels Sing‎, page 210:
      "Gambling's not my form of masochism," said Carl. "Huh?" "So how much?" "The wad's mostly ones. Some Jeffersons. Two or three Abes."

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English, after the surname.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: Jef‧fer‧son

Proper noun[edit]

Jefferson

  1. A male given name from the English surname.