Meaning and Origin of: Jorge

Meaning and Origin of Jorge

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Greek : Farmer

What does Jorge mean and stand for?

The name Jorge is of Greek origin and means "farmer." It is the Spanish and Portuguese variation of George.

Syllables: 1

Family name origins & meanings

  • Spanish and Portuguese : from the personal name Jorge, a borrowing of French (and English) George.

What Does the Name Jorge Mean?

The name Jorge is the Spanish and Portuguese variation of George.

How Popular is the Name Jorge?

Jorge is the number 276 most popular boys name in the US, according to 2021 Social Security Administration data. It has been slowly decreasing in popularity over the years, falling out of the top 200 in 2013 and continuing down.

However, it is the 2nd most popular name on FamilyEducation.com.

Popularity of the Name Jorge in the United States

According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years Jorge was at its peak popularity in July 2019.

Jorge was searched for most often in the following states:

  1. Florida
  2. California
  3. Texas
  4. Nevada
  5. New Jersey

Famous People Named Jorge and Jorge in Pop Culture

A popular variation of the name George, Jorge has many notable namesakes such as Pope Francis (whose birth name is Jorge Mario Bergoglio), actor Jorge Alfredo Vega, author Jorge Luis Borges, actor Jorge Garcia, and mixed martial artist Jorge Masvidal. Jorge has also appeared in How to Get Away with Murder, Bunk'd, and Clifford's Puppy Days.

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