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).