Georgios

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Origin and Meaning

Latin spelling of the Greek name Γεωργιος (Georgios)

Greek γεωργος (georgos) = 'farmer' [1] [2] [3]

First element (ge-): Greek γη (ge) = 'earth' (see also Gaia)

Last element (-orgos): Greek εργον (ergon) = 'work'

See also -ios

Related Names

See Georgius

Further Information

Georgios is a name used among immigrants from Greece, but is very rarely used in the Nordic countries by people without an immigration background

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 31 people were named Georgios (percentage of first or only given name: 55 %) [4]

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[5]
1368 1618 0 0 1368 1618
Denmark Denmark[6]
206
n.a.
0
n.a.
206
n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
n.a.
310 0 0
n.a.
310
Iceland Iceland[8]
8 8
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[9]
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
204
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[10]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Georgios.


References

  1. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  2. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  3. Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Das große Vornamenlexikon (2007)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  5. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  8. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  9. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/