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What does Jorgen mean?

Jorgen Pronunciation of Jorgen [jor-gen] as a boys' name is of Greek origin, and Jorgen means "farmer; father". Jorgen is a Scandinavian form of George (Greek): from Greek Georgios. Jorgen is also a variant of Jurgen (Scandinavian, Greek).

Associated with: scandinavian, greek, farmer.


Jorgen has 1 variant: Jorgan.

13 more different relations via George, Jurgen: Georges, Goran, Joran, Jorck, Jordi, Jorg, Jorge, Joris, Jorn, Jory, Jurek, Jurian and Yorgos.

Creative forms:
(male) Jorjen, Jorjon, ..

(female) Jorjen, Jorne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jorgen Curtis (J.C.), ..

How popular is Jorgen?

Jorgen is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Jorgen is an equally uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular related forms of Jorgen (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000 are George (#136 the previous year), Jordi (#1175), Jorge (#225) and Jory. Other forms, like Jorg, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Jorgen was well-received in the 1880s (median #1501) and is now much less (#884, 94.1%), with the version George becoming less fashionable. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bergen, Borden, Corben, Coren, Dorien, Dorren, Forden, Gorden, Goren, Gorren, Gorten, Horten, Jaren, Jarren, Jeren, Jeroen, Jerren, Joben, Jordan, Jorden, Jordon, Jordyn, Jorel, Joren, Jorey, Jorian, Jorie, Jorje, Joron, Jorrel, Koren, Logen, Loren, Lorren, Morgan, Morgen, Morgun, Morten, Morven, Normen, Soren, Toren, Torger and Worden. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jorgen.

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