Meaning & History

Malayalam form of George, used by Saint Thomas Christians in the Indian state of Kerala (mainly when referring to the saint).

Related Names

DiminutiveVarghese(Malayalam)
Other Languages & CulturesGjergj(Albanian) Georgios, Georgius(Ancient Greek) Gevorg, Kevork(Armenian) Gorka(Basque) Yuri, Yuriy, Yury(Belarusian) Georgi, Genko, Geno(Bulgarian) Jordi(Catalan) Jory(Cornish) Đuro, Juraj, Đurađ, Jure, Jurica, Juro(Croatian) Jiří(Czech) Georg, Jørgen, Jørg, Jørn(Danish) Joeri, Joris, Jurgen, Jurriaan, Sjors, Youri(Dutch) George, Geordie, Georgie(English) Georgo(Esperanto) Jüri, Georg(Estonian) Yrjö, Jyri, Jyrki, Yrjänä(Finnish) Georges, Youri(French) Joris(Frisian) Xurxo(Galician) Giorgi, Iuri, Gio, Goga, Gogi(Georgian) Georg, Jürgen, Jockel, Jörg(German) Georgios, Giorgos, Yiorgos, Yorgos(Greek) György, Gyuri(Hungarian) Georg(Icelandic) Seoirse(Irish) Giorgio, Gigi, Gino, Giorgino(Italian) Georgijs, Georgs, Jurģis, Juris(Latvian) Jurgis(Lithuanian) Jürgen(Low German) Gjorgji, Gorgi(Macedonian) Ġorġ(Maltese) Jurian(Medieval Low German) Yrian(Medieval Scandinavian) Georg, Gøran, Jørgen, Ørjan, Jørg, Jørn(Norwegian) Jerzy, Jurek(Polish) Jorge, Jorginho(Portuguese) Gheorghe, George, Ghiță(Romanian) Georgiy, Georgy, Iouri, Yuri, Yuriy, Yury, Yegor, Yura(Russian) Deòrsa, Seòras(Scottish Gaelic) Djordje, Djuro, Đorđe, Đuro, Djuradj, Đurađ(Serbian) Juraj(Slovak) Jurij, Jure, Jurica(Slovene) Jurij(Sorbian) Jorge(Spanish) Georg, Göran, Jörgen, Örjan, Jöran(Swedish) Heorhiy, Yuri, Yuriy, Yura(Ukrainian) Siôr, Siors, Siorus(Welsh)

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Entry updated April 25, 2021