George is the English form of Greek Georgios, which means “farmer, earthworker” from georgos made up from Greek elements ge (earth) and ergon (work). George is also a surname derived from the given name.

Origin: Ancient Greek

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Variants:

  • Georgios (Ancient Greek, Greek)
  • Georgius (Latinized Greek)
  • Giorgos (Modern Greek)
  • Yiorgos (Greek)
  • Yorgos (Greek)
  • Gjergj (Albanian)
  • Gevorg (Armenian)
  • Kevork (Armenian)
  • Gorka (Basque)
  • Georgi (Bulgarian)
  • Jordi (Catalan)
  • Jory (Cornish)
  • Đuro (Croatian, Serbian)
  • Juraj (Croatian, Slovak)
  • Đurađ (Serbian, Croatian)
  • Jure (Slovene, Croatian)
  • Juro (Croatian)
  • Jiří (Czech)
  • Georg (Danish, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Icelandic, Estonian)
  • Jørgen (Danish, Norwegian)
  • Joeri (Dutch)
  • Georgo (Esperanto)
  • Jyri (Finnish)
  • Yrjänä (Finnish)
  • Jyrki (Finnish)
  • Yrjö (Finnish)
  • Georges (French)
  • Joris (Dutch, Frisian)
  • Xurxo (Galician)
  • Giorgi (Georgian)
  • György (Hungarian)
  • Gyuri (Hungarian)
  • Seoirse (Irish)
  • Giorgio (Italian)
  • Giorgino (Italian)
  • Gino (Italian)
  • Georgijs (Latvian)
  • Georgs (Latvian)
  • Juris (Latvian)
  • Jurgis (Lithuanian)
  • Jürgen (Low German)
  • Jurian (Medieval Low German)
  • Gjorgji (Macedonian)
  • Gorgi (Macedonian)
  • Geevarghese (Indian, Malayalam)
  • Varghese (Indian, Malayalam)
  • Yrian (Medieval Scandinvaian form of Jurian)
  • Gøran (Norwegian)
  • Ørjan (Norwegian)
  • Jerzy (Polish)
  • Jorge (Spanish, Portuguese)
  • Gheorghe (Romanian)
  • Georgiy (Russian)
  • Georgy (Russian)
  • Yegor (Russian)
  • Yuri (Russian, Ukrainian)
  • Yuriy (Russian, Ukrainian)
  • Deòrsa (Scottish)
  • Seòras (Scottish)
  • Djordje (Serbian)
  • Đorđe (Serbian)
  • Göran (Swedish)
  • Jöran (Swedish)
  • Örjan (Swedish)
  • Siôr (Welsh)
  • Siors (Welsh)
  • Siorus (Welsh)

 

Female forms:

  • Georgia (English, Greek)
  • Georgiana (English, Romanian)
  • Georgina (English, Dutch, German, Spanish)
  • Georgeanna (English)
  • Georgine (English)
  • Georgene (English)
  • Georgette (French)
  • Georgine (French)
  • Jorja (English)
  • Gergana (Bulgarian)
  • Đurađa (Serbian, Croatian)
  • Djuradja (Serbian)
  • Đurđa (Croatian)
  • Đurđica (Croatian)
  • Jiřina (Czech)
  • Györgyi (Hungarian)
  • Giorgia (Italian)
  • Giorgina (Italian)
  • Georgeta (Romanian)

 

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