Think Baby Names - logo
List A - Z | Top 1000 | Random | Origins

George meaning, boyGeorge

Rate George: Do you like this name?

Get creative with George | Add to list (0)


George meaning and name origin

George \ge(or)-ge\ as a boy's name is pronounced jorj. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of George is "farmer". Saint George, a knight who became the patron saint of England, achieved legendary status through the medieval story of his struggle with a fire-breathing dragon, symbolic of the devil. George was a royal name in England, and in America, George Washington made it as popular. Giorgio (jee-OR-jee-oh) is an Italian form. Use of the Geordi variants may be influenced by the character Geordi LaForge on the TV series "Star Trek: The Next Generation". See also Joren, Keoki, and Yuri. Singer George Michael; fashion designer Giorgio Armani; comedians George Burns, George Carlin; baseball legend George "Babe" Ruth; American Presidents George Prescott Bush, George Herbert Walker Bush; actor George Clooney.

George has 33 variant forms: Egor, Georas, Geordi, Geordie, Georg, Georges, Georgi, Georgie, Georgio, Georgios, Georgiy, Georgy, Gheorghe, Giorgi, Giorgio, Giorgios, Giorgius, Goran, Gyorgy, Gyuri, Igor, Jerzy, Jiri, Jorgan, Jorge, Jorgen, Jurgen, Jurek, Jurik, Yorick, Yorik, Yurik and Ygor.

For more information, see also related names Jordan and Juri.

View a list of the 27 names that reference George.


Popularity of George

George is a very popular first name for males (#16 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#230 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of George name for boys (2012 statistics). Compare George with its variant forms and related boy baby names.


Top 1000 ranking of George name in U.S.
Top 100 ranking of George outside U.S.

[Top]


© 2014 Think Baby Names
Home - About - Terms - Privacy - Contact