George Name Information

Gender 🧑 Boy
Pronunciation 📣 \jor-j\
Number in U.S 👶 1,500,000
Rate in 2021 240
Numerology 🔢 12
Name origin 🌍 Greek

Meaning of George

Meaning and originality:

Etymologically,  this George comes from the Greek “geōrgos” which means ‘farmer’. There are two elements in this name that are derived from the Greek “gē” (earth) and “ergein” (to work). The most prominent figure named George was an early 4th century saint who would eventually become the patron saint of England in the 14th century. Saint George was a famous military soldier in the Roman army which was ruled by a pagan king. He was ultimately beheaded because he refused to denounce his Christian faith.

 The popularity of this name started from 1500s. Another figure who added extra value to this name was King George I of England who came to the throne in 1714.  Interestingly, this named George was shared by six different Kings of the United Kingdom which makes it a vey historical name in England.

Here are some famous people named George:

George Washington (First U.S. President)
George Herbert Walker Bush (U.S. President)
George W. Bush (U.S. President )
George Clooney (actor)

What are your baby’s characteristics like when you name him George?

A person named George would naturally be very tactful and have the ability to persuade others with his words. As a person you like to express yourself, be optimistic, go out, and inspire others. You are very cheerful and that's why you bring life to your social gatherings. Your creativity fascinates others, especially your writing. You can explain complex subjects in a very simple way that would be understandable for everyone.

If you use your vision wisely, it can make you wealthy. You have great analytical ability which makes you a great asset. You are systematic and you can turn ideas into realities. Even without planning, you can react to events logically and effectively.

How do people react to you?

People think that you are charismatic and you can generate great ideas. You can attract, influence, and inspire people. You often wear clothes that are suitable for the working environment and can be worn during day and night. People see your potential for success.

People believe that this name is classic, mature, and formal.

Lucky colors: All shades of purple, violet, mauve, and lilac

Lucky day(s): Wednesday


The U.S. government started tracking names in 1880 and at that time George was among the top 5 most popular names in the country. George remained among the top 10 until the 1940. From that point on, the name slowly declined in frequency. But the decline has never been significant; this named only dropped 10 places in each decade.

However, the decline still continues and George might leave the top 200 in the next decade. Nevertheless, George is timeless and enduring; if even a bit too old-fashioned for this generation.

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Comments on the name George
6/30/2022 12:20:06 AM

I don't know why, but I love the name George for a woman. It just sounds nice.

5/27/2022 2:54:00 AM

I love the name George for a girl! When I have a daughter that's what I want to name her! At least Georgiana :)


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Frequently asked questions

*️⃣ What is the origin of the name George?
The origin of the name George is Greek.
*️⃣ How many people are named George?
Almost 1500000 people are named George.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name George?
The names of Jordan, Jordyn, Alessandra, Amanda, Melina