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It's great alongside George!
Georg Khalkis is a character in the novel The Greek Coffin Mystery by Ellery Queen. A recently blinded but respected art dealer, news of his death begins the book and the many events that follow in it.
All of these comments seem to be forgetting spiders Georg, the man who lives in a cave and eats 10,000 spiders per day. God bless you, spiders Georg.
The name is also rather common in Iceland. [noted -ed]
Georg Hólm (a.k.a. Goggi) is the bassist in that awesome band Sigur Rós.
Georg (1845-1913) was the son of King Christian IX of Denmark and his wife Luise. He later became the King of Greece.
Georg (1832-1904) was the son of King John of Saxony and his wife Amalie. He later became King of Saxony himself.
Georg (1595-1640) was the son of John Sigismund, Elector of Brandenburg and his wife Anna.
Georg (1435-1435) was the son of King Albert II of Germany and his wife Elisabeth.
Georg (1893-1943) was the son of King Frederick Augustus III of Saxony and his wife Luise.
Georg was the birthname of the later King George II of Great Britain (1683-1760).
Pronounced YEH-orj in Swedish.
Georg Baselitz (born 1938) is a German painter and sculptor.
German-born composer George Frideric Handel (the form he adopted) was born Georg Friedrich Händel.
This name is so beautiful. I can never decide if I prefer it or George.
A famous bearer of this name is Georg Listing, the bassist of the German rock/pop band Tokio Hotel.
Listen to the German pronunciation of Georg here:
http://www.nordicnames.de/Aussprache.html
Georg is the name of the father of the Von Trapp family in "The Sound of Music."
In Germany, Georg is pronounced 'Gay-org'.
In Germany the name is pronounced gaorg with a very smooth "g" (for Germans) and is only one, open syllable. Sorry above.
Sorry, but the pronunciation in most regions of Germany actually is GAY-org. The one-syllable version is part of a dialect influenced by the French language.
The name 'George' is actually just a variation of the name 'Georg' which is Teutonic in origin. You'll find that the name is Bavarian (the largest area of Germany known as Bayern to the Germans; its capital is Munich), and there are George's in England and France from the Norman (Viking) invasions of the 1100's. There are several variations of the name Georg or George like Jurigdan and various others which look and sound little like the original 'Georg'. People with the last name 'Georg' or 'George' are most probably German, and the name came from when people in Germany started to form last names for their families and just used first names. Georgios is the Greek form of the name, probably from Greek contact with the Germanic tribes, rather than the name originally being Greek or Armenian which is a misconception. Greeks may also have this name as a Catholic or Eastern Orthodox name (because of St George).
You've got to be kidding. Georg is NOT of Teutonic origin. It must be completely clear to anyone that it was derived from the ancient Greek name "Georgios". Georg surely has been a German name for a long time, but it's not of German origin.

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