George

Pronunciation: ge-ho-hrge-h
Origin: Greece
gender-male
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Southern Europe

The name George has its origins in the Greek language and is derived from the word "georgos," which means "farmer" or "earthworker". The name's original form is Georgios, and it has been popular in various cultures and languages due to its meaning and historical significance. The name George is associated with several notable figures, including Saint George, a 3rd-century Roman soldier and Christian martyr, and various kings of England, Greece, and other countries. Saint George is the patron saint of England, and his legend involves slaying a fire-breathing dragon, symbolizing the devil. The name's popularity has grown over time, and it is now used widely in the Western world, with numerous variations and diminutives.

George Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: George is currently #62 on Kiindred
gender-female Boy: George is currently #62 on Kiindred Boy Names
gender-male Overall Nature: George is currently #27 on Kiindred Nature Names
gender-male Boy Nature: George is currently #27 on Kiindred Boy Nature Names
gender-male Overall Unique: George is currently #60 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-male Boy Unique: George is currently #60 on Kiindred Boy Unique Names

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Famous People Named George

  • George Washington: George Washington was the first President of the United States and one of the Founding Fathers. He passed away in 1799.
  • George Clooney: George Clooney is an American actor, film director, producer, and philanthropist known for his roles in "Ocean's Eleven," "Gravity," and "ER."
  • George Harrison: George Harrison was an English musician, singer-songwriter, and lead guitarist of the Beatles. He passed away in 2001.
  • George Lucas: George Lucas is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter known for creating the "Star Wars" and "Indiana Jones" franchises.
  • George Michael: A British singer, songwriter, and record producer who rose to fame with the duo Wham!. He is known for his soulful voice and hits like "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go" and "Faith".