Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. SHO-rahs
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Meaning & History

Scottish Gaelic form of George.

Related Names

VariantDeòrsa
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, Juraj(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) Geevarghese, Varghese(Malayalam) 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) 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)

Sources & References

  1. Mark, Colin. The Gaelic-English Dictionary. Routledge, 2003, page 716.
Entry updated January 21, 2022