Jorge - Meaning of Jorge
[ 2 syll. jor-ge, jo-rge ] The baby boy name Jorge is pronounced in Portuguese as ZHOWR-ZHah or in Spanish as HHOWR-HHeh †. Jorge's language of origin is Old Greek. It is predominantly used in English and Spanish. Jorge is a form of the English George.
Jorge is a popular baby boy name. The name grew in popularity from the 1930s up to the 1990s. Its usage peaked modestly in 1996 with 0.173% of baby boys being named Jorge. It had a ranking of #113 then. The baby name has experienced a decline in frequency since then. In 2018, it ranked at #261 with a usage of 0.071%. Among the family of boy names directly related to Jorge, George was the most regularly used. The name was twice as popular as Jorge in 2018.
† Pronunciation for Jorge: ZH as in "beige (B.EY.ZH" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)"
A famous person named Jorge is Author, Jorge Luis Borges, born 24 August 1899 - 14 June 1986, Buenos Aires, Argentina.