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What does Jorge mean?

Jorge /jor-ge/ as a boys' name is pronounced HOR-hay. It is of Spanish, Portuguese and Greek origin, and the meaning of Jorge is "farmer". Variant of George. Baseball player Jorge Posada.

Associated with: greek, farmer.


Jorge has 1 variant: Jorje.

Jorge has 25 more alternative forms via George: Georg, Georges, Georgi, Georgie, Georgy, Giorgi, Goran, Gyorgy, Jerzy, Jiri, Joeri, Joran, Jorck, Jordi, Jorg, Jorgan, Jorgen, Joris, Jorn, Jory, Jurek, Jurgen, Jurik, Yorgos and Yorik.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Jerge, Jorse, ..

(female) Jorgeia, Jorgel, ..

How popular is Jorge?

Jorge is a very popular first name for males (#175 out of 1220, Top 14%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#6450 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Jorge for boys. Jorge entered the list in 1920-1929 and reached its peak rank of #107 in the U.S. in the year 2000, and is presently at #207. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jorge name in U.S.

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

Popular varying forms of Jorge (#207 in 2014) are George (#134 in 2014), Jordi (#1233), Jory, Jorje and Georgie. Other forms, like Jurik, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Jorge was at its highest in the 1880s (usage of 4.4%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.3%, 94%).

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

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

Similar Names


Recommended names are Dodge, Hodge, Jerae, Jere, Jerre, Jobe, Jodie, Joe, Jonte, Joram, Jorden, Jordy, Jorel, Joren, Jorey, Jori, Jorie, Jorim, Joron, Jorrel, Jorry, Jose, Josue, Jove, Lodge, Rodge, Sarge, Serge and Verge. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jorge.