Jorge - Meaning of Jorge

What does Jorge mean?

[ 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.

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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.

Baby names that sound like Jorge include Jairo, Hara, Harey, Hari, Harie, Haro, Harou, Harrey, Harri, Harrie, Harro, Harry, Haru, Hary, Heer, Heri, Hero, Heroe, Herow, and Herowe.

† 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.

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