Jorge - boys name

Jorge name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 80%

Jorge name meaning:

The name Jorge is of Spanish and Portuguese origin, derived from the Greek name Georgios, meaning "farmer" or "earthworker." It is a masculine name commonly used in Hispanic cultures and is the Spanish equivalent of the English name George. The name Jorge has strong historical and cultural significance, as it is associated with several notable figures throughout history.

One well-known bearer of the name Jorge is the Argentinean football legend, Jorge Valdano, who played for and managed the national team. Another notable figure is Jorge Luis Borges, an esteemed Argentine writer and poet renowned for his works of magical realism. The name Jorge carries a sense of strength and reliability, embodying the virtues typically associated with a farmer or earthworker. Overall, Jorge represents a name that reflects a connection to the land and a hardworking nature, while also carrying a sense of cultural heritage and pride.

Origin: Greek

Form of George. A tiller of the soil or a farmer.

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: 963 out of 4789

31 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Jorge

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