George

George - A very unique male name



  Jun 16,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

George, meaning farmer, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #5. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named George and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name George? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name George. The baby boy name George was given to 2,307 baby boys in 2012, ranking #166 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 711 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. George peaked in popularity 108 years ago in 1911 on position 4.



Famous with this name

George Lucas
George Clooney
Melissa George


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Rating: 4/5 (6 people)


George is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? George is currently topping the baby name charts in New Hampshire at position #94 - and is the least popular in New Mexico at position #454.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique George is where you live.


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George origin and meaning

George is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means farmer. To see famous people named George, pop culture references for the name George and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to George

We've found the following names that sound similar to George, sorted by popularity.

Greg / Gregg / Garrick / Gorge / Giorgio / Graig / Georgios / Georgie / Gehrig / Grace /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012166
2011165
2010165
2009163
2008155
2007148
2006152
2005139
2004146
2003138
2002131
2001129
2000130
1999123
1998125
1997120
1996118
1995115
1994110
1993103
199295
199187
199079
198979
198878
198777
198674
198572
198468
198365
198262
198161
198060
197957
197858
197757
197653
197553
197449
197346
197244
197142
197040
196938
196836
196736
196637
196534
196433
196334
196232
196131
196033
195932
195831
195729
195627
195526
195424
195322
195222
195122
195020
194918
194816
194716
194616
194515
194414
194314
194214
194113
194011
193911
193811
193710
19369
19358
19348
19338
19328
19318
19308
19298
19288
19277
19266
19256
19246
19236
19226
19216
19206
19196
19186
19176
19167
19156
19146
19136
19126
19114
19105

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Hampshire94
Connecticut107
New York108
Montana118
District of Columbia122
Illinois123
Massachusetts123
Mississippi125
Maryland129
New Jersey133
Rhode Island141
Washington141
Pennsylvania142
Georgia143
Alabama151
Virginia153
Ohio153
Alaska154
Delaware155
Michigan156
Indiana156
Minnesota158
South Carolina159
California168
Wisconsin171
Tennessee184
Louisiana189
Iowa193
Kentucky194
Maine195
West Virginia196
Florida197
Nevada202
Missouri203
Texas212
Utah215
Kansas215
Nebraska218
Arizona226
North Carolina229
Arkansas242
Oregon243
Colorado276
Idaho287
Oklahoma310
New Mexico454

Even more about George


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is George a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name George?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1911
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name George
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 711
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +2,307

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