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GenderFeminine
PronouncedPron.jor-JYAH-nə English
jor-JAY-nə English
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Meaning & History

Feminine form of GEORGE. This form of the name has been in use in the English-speaking world since the 18th century.
VariantsGeorgeanna, Georgia, Georgina, Jorja English Georgeta Romanian
DiminutivesGeorgie, Gina English
Masculine FormsGeorge, Geordie, Georgie English George, Gheorghe Romanian
Other Languages & CulturesLagina African American Gergana Bulgarian Đurađa, Đurđa Croatian Jiřina Czech Georgina Dutch Georgette, Georgine, Gigi French Georgina German Georgia Greek Györgyi, Györgyike Hungarian Giorgia, Gina, Giorgina Italian Djuradja, Đurađa Serbian Georgina Spanish

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Charles Dickens characters, currently out of the US top 1000, Jane Austen characters, literature
Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute