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- An English patronymic surname.
- (Can we date this quote?) Thomas Jefferson; 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.
- A male given name, transferred usage of the patronymic surname, most notably of Jefferson Davis.
- A city in Georgia, USA, and the county seat of Jackson County.
- A city in Iowa, USA, and county seat of Greene County.
- A town in North Carolina, USA, and the county seat of Ashe County.
- A village in Ohio, USA, and the county seat of Ashtabula County.
- A city in Texas, USA, and the county seat of Marion County.
- A city in Wisconsin, USA, and the county seat of Jefferson County.
Terms derived from Jefferson
- 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.
Jefferson (plural Jeffersons)
- (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."
From English, after the surname.
- Hyphenation: Jef‧fer‧son
- A male given name from the English surname.