Jorge: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Jorge

The Spanish and Portuguese form of George, derived from a Greek name meaning “farmer.” Be prepared for a lot of digging in the dirt. Hope you’ve got plenty of stain remover.

Nicknames:

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Famous people named Jorge:

Authors Jorge Luis Borges, Jorge Ibarguengoitia, Jorge Cuesta, and Jorge Herralde; actors Jorge Garcia and Jorge Vega; motorcycle racer Jorge Lorenzo.

Fun fact:

In Spanish, Jorge is pronounced “hor-hay,” but in Portuguese it’s pronounced “zhor-zhe.”

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