are used in the country of Georgia in central Eurasia.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
PIKRIA f Georgian
Derived from ფიქრი (pikri)
meaning "thinking, thought".
PLATONI m Georgian (Rare)
Older Georgian form of the Greek name Platon
). This name is quite rare in Georgia nowadays, as Platon
is now the dominant form in Georgia.
POMINISA f Georgian (Archaic)
Meaning unknown. This name was borne by the 17th-century Georgian noblewoman and poetess Pominisa Beridze, who was from the village of Dzimiti in the Georgian region of Guria. She is also known under the name ვომინიჯა (Vominija)
, because that is how she is mentioned in the documents of the Italian missionary Teramo Castelli (1597-1659), who lived in Georgia from 1632 to 1654.
PRASKOVIA f Georgian
Georgian form of Paraskeve
. The everyday Georgian word პარასკევი
) still means "Friday".
RAZHDEN m Georgian
The meaning of the first element of this compound name is uncertain. It may possibly have been derived from Middle Persian rōz
meaning "day". As for the second element, that is derived from Middle Persian dēn
meaning "religion"... [more]
ROIN m Georgian
Derived from the Middle Persian (a.k.a. Pahlavi) adjective rōyēn
meaning "brazen", which is ultimately derived from the Middle Persian noun rōy
meaning "brass, copper". Known bearers of this name include Georgian historian Roin Metreveli (b... [more]
SAMSONI m Georgian (Rare)
Older Georgian form of Samson
. This name is barely in use nowadays. Its shorter form Samson is considered more modern and is thus more in use, but even that name is rare in Georgia.
SARDION m Georgian
Derived from Greek σάρδιον (sardion)
, which is the name that the ancient Greeks had for carnelian
, a precious stone. It is not completely certain what the ancient Greeks had derived the name from... [more]
SARIDAN m Georgian (Archaic)
This is the name of a king in the 12th-century epic poem "The Knight in the Panther's Skin" written by Georgian poet Shota Rustaveli (1172-1216). Sources state that the name is of Persian origin, which is hardly surprising, given that virtually all characters in Rustaveli's poem bear names of Persian origin... [more]
SAURMAG m Georgian (Rare), History
Georgian form of the Scythian personal name Sawarmag
, which literally means "black hand". It is derived from Scythian saw
) meaning "black" combined with Scythian arma
meaning "hand"... [more]
SERGO m Georgian
Variant form or pet form of Sergi
, which is now more common in Georgia than Sergi is.
SEVARION m Georgian
A rather uncommon Georgian masculine name, this name is probably a variant form of Severian
(which is far more common in Georgia).
SHADIMAN m Georgian
Georgian form of the Persian name Šādmān
), of which the first element is derived from Middle Persian šād
) meaning "happy, joyful" or from Middle Persian šādīh
) meaning "happiness, joy"... [more]
SHAKRO m Georgian
The name Shaqro means "sugar, sugary" in Georgian language. Even thought it's not often used nowadays, once it was a common name.
SHAVLEG m Georgian
Derived from the Georgian adjective შავი (shavi)
meaning "black", which is ultimately of Iranian origin.
SHAVLEGO m Georgian
Variant of Shavleg
. A known bearer of this name is the Georgian general Shavlego Tabatadze (b. 1977).
SHORENA f Georgian
Derived from Georgian შორს (shors)
meaning "far away, far" (also compare Georgian შორეული (shoreuli)
, which also means "far"). It should also be noted that there are sources that claim that the name is derived from Parthian sura
meaning "strong, powerful".
SHOTA m Georgian
Most likely derived from Persian شادی (šâdi)
meaning "joy, happiness, rejoicing".
SOKRAT m Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Georgian, Russian, Serbian, Ukrainian, Abkhaz
Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Russian, Serbian and Ukrainian form of Socrates
as well as the Georgian and Abkhaz form of Sokrate
STALBERI m Soviet, Georgian (Rare)
Combination of Stalin
, which were the surnames of the Soviet politicians Joseph Stalin (1878-1953) and Lavrentiy Beria (1899-1953). This name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.... [more]
SULIKO m & f Georgian
Derived from the Georgian word suli
(სული) meaning "soul". This is also the title of the 1895 poem "Suliko" by Georgian poet Akaki Tsereteli (1840-1915).
TAMUNA f Georgian
This name is often a pet form of Tamar
, but it can also be a name in its own right. In that case, it is derived from Arabic تأمين (ta'min)
meaning "insurance", which itself is ultimately derived from Arabic أمن (amn)
meaning "security, peace"... [more]
TATIANA f Late Greek, Greek, Georgian
Derived from Attic Greek τάττω (tatto)
meaning "to place in order, to arrange, to form". This name is not to be confused with the Latin name Tatiana
TATO m Georgian
Probably a short form of Tatash
, though it is also possible that it is a pet form of Estate
. For example, just compare Tate
, which is a short form of Estate.
TITE m Georgian
Georgian form of Titus
. A known bearer of this name was the Georgian philosopher and writer Tite Margvelashvili (1891-1946).
TSOTNE m Georgian
Either derived from Georgian ცოტა (tsota)
meaning "a little, few" or from Georgian მცოდნე (mtsodne)
meaning "able, adept".... [more]
VALERIANE m Georgian
Georgian form of Valerianus
). This is an older name and it is fairly rare in Georgia nowadays; the shorter form Valerian is more common there. A known bearer of this name is Valeriane Gaprindashvili (b... [more]
VARAZI m Georgian (Rare)
Variant form of Varaz
. Unlike Varaz, this name is still in use in Georgia today, although it is very rare there; one is more likely to encounter the name as a surname, rather than a given name.
VARDEN m Georgian
Probably the Georgian form of the Armenian name Vardan
. Vardan is also in use in Georgia, but Varden is more common. A known bearer of this name was Varden Tsulukidze (1865–1923), a Georgian military commander.
XATIA f Georgian
Derived from Georgian ხატავს (xaṭavs
) meaning "to paint".