George

Gender:boy

Meaning:Farmer

Origin:Greek

Pronunciation:JORJ

Variations:Giorgio, Jorge, Jeorge

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George is one of those classic names that will never go out of style. Always popular and very timeless, George is a wonderful choice for a baby boy.

Detailed Meaning

St George is the patron saint of England, and is well known from the legend of St George and the dragon. Popularity was bolstered in the 18th century when George I became King of England.

Famous People With This Name

George Clooney is a famous American actor who is a two-time Academy Award winner. George Orwell is an English writer known for his books “1984” and “Animal Farm.” George R.R. Martin is the author of the “Game of Thrones” series. George Lucas is an American filmmaker who created “Star Wars” and “Indiana Jones.”

Possible Nicknames

George is a rather awkward name for making nicknames for, but options include: Georgie, Gee or maybe Geo.

Related Names

George can also be spelt either Jeorge or Jorge. A related name is Georgio.

Stories Featuring This Name

George Costanza is a character on Seinfeld, played by Jason Alexander. George is the main character of the “George of the Jungle” animated series and film. Curious George is a monkey and main character of the children’s books of the same name by Hans Augusto Rey and Margaret Rey.

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