Jorge is a name for a child of Greek origin meaning 'the one who works the land' . It is a name with an ancient and varied tradition, because its popularity is due to both Ancient Greece and the later Christian legend of St. George. It is one of the most frequent names, and it is one of those names
Jorge is a name for a child of Greek origin meaning 'the one who works the land'. It is a name with an ancient and varied tradition, because its popularity is due to both Ancient Greece and the later Christian legend of St. George.
It is one of the most frequent names, and it is one of those names whose success remains foreign to fashions, being one of the favorite ones by the parents in all the historical epochs. He celebrates his name day on April 23, which is the day of Saint George.
Curiosities about the name Jorge
Because of the meaning of his name, Jorge implies a strong and enterprising personality. Of vigorous character and with a great capacity of work, Jorge accompanies his qualities with a shrewd intelligence and a great intuition. In addition, Jorge has an enigmatic touch that makes him an authentic seducer. Courageous and brave, Jorge does not hesitate to use all the means at his disposal to protect his family.
The name Jorge has a great popularity all over the world, so we find numerous variants that can satisfy your child. His variants are very popular in Catalan, Jordi, and in Basque, Gorka, as well as the Frenchman, Georges. We also find very attractive forms in German, Jurgen, in English George, in Greek Giorgos, in Italian Giorgio and in Russian Yuri.
If someone has made the name of your child popular, that is Saint George, patron of England cuya, whose figure is surrounded by legend. They say that Saint George, in the style of a medieval knight killed a dragon that is about to eat a girl. From this story, many are the parents who have decided on this name for their children.To name just a few personalities named after your son, we can mention the American actor and one of the most attractive men on the planet, George Clooney, the glamorous Italian fashion designer Giorgio Armani, the pioneer Russian astronaut Yuri Gagarin or the Argentine writer Jorge Luis Borges.
To know the origin and meaning of other names that celebrate their saint in the month of April, consult our calendar of the names of saints in April. You will find all the curiosities related to the name and date of your name day.
And also, we have the most complete guide of names for babies of boys and girls. Here you will find all the names for babies arranged alphabetically to know their origin and meaning.