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What does Georg mean?

Georg Pronunciation of Georg [georg] as a boys' name is of Greek origin, and the name Georg means "farmer". Georg is a German form of George (Greek): from Greek Georgios.

Associated with: greek, farmer.


28 relations via George: Deorsa, Egor, Georas, Geordi, Geordie, Georges, Georgi, Georgie, Georgio, Georgios, Georgiy, Georgy, Gheorghe, Giorgi, Giorgio, Goran, Gyorgy, Gyuri, Igor, Jorg, Jorge, Jorn, Jory, Seoras, Sior, Siors, Yegor and Ygor.

Creative forms:
(male) Goorg, Greorg, ..

(female) Georga, Geori, ..

Middle name pairings:
Georg Neo (G.N.), ..

How popular is Georg?

Georg is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#39617 out of 150436, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. George (#136 in 2015), Georgie, Giorgio (#1928), Jorge (#225) and Jory are the popular varying forms of Georg (outside Top 2000). Other forms, like Ygor, are uncommon. These relations of Georg were popular in the 1880s (adoption of 4.35%) and are now significantly less widespread (adoption 0.25%, down 94.2%), with the form George becoming less trendy. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of George, Georgie, Giorgio, Jorge, Jory in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of George outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Berg, Borg, Geary, Geert, Geir, Geof, Geoff, Geofry, Ger, Gere, Gerri, Gerry, Gery, Gjord, Gjorn and Gore. These names tend to be more commonly used than Georg.

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