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What does Gheorghe mean?

Gheorghe Pronunciation of Gheorghe [ghe-o-rghe] as a boys' name is of Greek derivation, and Gheorghe means "farmer". Gheorghe is a variant form of George (Greek): from Greek Georgios.

Associated with: greek, farmer.


8 related forms via George: Geordie, Georg, Georges, Georgi, Georgie, Georgio, Georgiy and Georgy.

Creative forms:
(male) Georghe, Ghery, ..

(female) Gheora, Ghera, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gheorghe Ledger (G.L.), ..

How popular is Gheorghe?

Gheorghe is a rare first name for men but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#93841 out of 150436, Top 62%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Gheorghe (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are George (#136 in recent rankings) and Georgie. Adoption of these forms of Gheorghe was more pronounced a century ago (average #1002) and has become much reduced since (#1068, 96.3% less usage), with the version George becoming less fashionable. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Georas, Geordi, Georgios, Gere, Gerome, Gerrie, Giorgi, Giorgio, Gordie, Gore and Gyorgy. Like Gheorghe, these names are not commonly used.

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