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Meaning and name origin

Jorgen \j(o)-rgen, jor-gen\ as a boy's name is of Greek and Scandinavian origin, and the meaning of Jorgen is "farmer". Jorgen is a variant of George (Greek): 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. Also a variant of Jurgen (Scandinavian): variant of George (Greek) "farmer".


Jorgen has 1 variant form: Jorgan.


Jorgen is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Jorgen and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is George (#134). (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of George in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Jorden, Joren, Jorge and Morgen. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jorgen.