George - boys name

George name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 100%

George name meaning:

The name George is of Greek origin and is derived from the Greek name "Georgios," which is composed of the elements "ge" meaning "earth" and "ergon" meaning "work" or "farmer." Therefore, the name George is often interpreted to mean "earthworker" or "farmer."

The name George has been borne by several saints, kings, and historical figures, including St. George, a legendary Christian martyr, and King George III of England. It has been a popular and enduring name across various cultures and regions.

In addition to its etymological meaning, the name George is appreciated for its strong and classic sound. It remains a common and well-liked name in many English-speaking countries.

Origin: Greek

A tiller of the soil or a farmer.


Saints names, Dickens names, Victorian names

Related names

George , Egor, Georg, Georgette, Georgia , Georgina , Georgio, Georgitte, Giorgio , Gorin, Jeirgif, Jeny, Jorey, Jorge , Jorn, Joron, Jorry, Jurg, Jurgen, Keoki, Kevork, Sior, Yjo, Yorick

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Overall UK ranking: 3 out of 4789

4141 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of George

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