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Jorn

What does Jorn mean?

Jorn Pronunciation of Jorn [jorn] as a boys' name has its root in Greek, and the name Jorn means "farmer". Jorn is a Scandinavian form of George (Greek): from Greek Georgios. Jorn is also a variation of Joren (Scandinavian, Greek).

Associated with: scandinavian, greek, farmer.

Variations

29 related forms via George, Joren: Egor, Georg, Goran, Igor, Jerzy, Jiri, Joeri, Joran, Jorck, Jordi, Jorey, Jorg, Jorgan, Jorge, Jorgen, Jorian, Joris, Joron, Jorry, Jory, Jurek, Jurgen, Jurian, Jurik, Sior, Siors, Ygor, Yorik and Yuri.

Creative forms:
(male) Jor, Jurn, ..

(female) Jodan, Jorna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jorn Thor (J.T.), ..

How popular is Jorn?

Jorn is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#67936 out of 150436, Top 45%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. George (#136 via latest list), Jorge (#225), Jordi (#1175), Yuri and Jory are the prominent related forms of Jorn (not in Top 2000). Other forms, like Yorik, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Jorn was at its highest during the years 1880-1889 (average #1600) and has become much reduced since (#1107, down 94%), with the form George falling out of fashion. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Arn, Bern, Bjorn, Born, Bourn, Byrn, Ern, Gjorn, Hern, Jan, Jaran, Jaren, Jarin, Jarl, Jaron, Jary, Jaryn, Jean, Jeran, Jere, Jeren, Jerk, Jeron, Jian, Jiro, Jo, Joab, Joao, Job, Jobe, Joben, Joby, Jock, Jodi, Jody, Joe, Joed, Joel, Joey, Johan, John, Johnn, Johon, Jon, Jona, Jonn, Jonny, Joop, Joos, Joram, Jordan, Jorden, Jordon, Jordy, Jordyn, Jorel, Jori, Jorie, Jorim, Jorje, Jose, Josh, Joss, Jovan, Jove, Jovi, Jovin, Jovon, Juan, Juri, Kern, Lorn, Tern, Thorn and Vern. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jorn.

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