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Georgia

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How popular is the baby name Georgia in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 259 259 0 #84 girl name
1881 256 256 0 #89 girl name
1882 320 320 0 #81 girl name
1883 325 325 0 #84 girl name
1884 346 341 5 #90 girl name
1885 371 371 0 #84 girl name
1886 395 395 0 #86 girl name
1887 351 351 0 #91 girl name
1888 482 477 5 #84 girl name
1889 445 445 0 #91 girl name
1890 512 512 0 #84 girl name
1891 444 444 0 #95 girl name
1892 557 552 5 #87 girl name
1893 546 541 5 #87 girl name
1894 535 535 0 #94 girl name
1895 567 562 5 #94 girl name
1896 562 562 0 #93 girl name
1897 537 529 8
1898 662 654 8 #92 girl name
1899 553 553 0 #99 girl name
1900 772 765 7 #87 girl name
1901 549 549 0 #96 girl name
1902 664 664 0 #91 girl name
1903 632 632 0 #94 girl name
1904 741 736 5 #88 girl name
1905 722 722 0 #95 girl name
1906 713 706 7 #96 girl name
1907 794 787 7 #93 girl name
1908 768 768 0 #97 girl name
1909 819 813 6 #97 girl name
1910 1,010 1,010 0 #91 girl name
1911 964 957 7 #96 girl name
1912 1,203 1,195 8
1913 1,391 1,382 9 #100 girl name
1914 1,506 1,492 14
1915 1,864 1,853 11
1916 2,003 1,992 11
1917 2,174 2,163 11
1918 2,361 2,344 17
1919 2,306 2,283 23
1920 2,373 2,355 18
1921 2,323 2,313 10
1922 2,378 2,364 14
1923 2,389 2,369 20
1924 2,416 2,396 20
1925 2,430 2,411 19
1926 2,369 2,351 18
1927 2,261 2,254 7
1928 2,319 2,291 28
1929 2,143 2,124 19
1930 2,173 2,157 16
1931 1,972 1,959 13
1932 2,082 2,063 19
1933 1,825 1,813 12
1934 1,937 1,918 19
1935 1,883 1,871 12
1936 1,833 1,820 13
1937 1,829 1,812 17
1938 1,775 1,761 14
1939 1,840 1,831 9
1940 1,784 1,773 11
1941 2,068 2,051 17
1942 2,231 2,215 16
1943 2,390 2,377 13
1944 2,373 2,360 13
1945 2,327 2,318 9
1946 2,319 2,308 11
1947 2,482 2,476 6
1948 2,323 2,311 12
1949 2,215 2,202 13
1950 1,948 1,942 6
1951 1,938 1,928 10
1952 1,755 1,748 7
1953 1,742 1,742 0
1954 1,540 1,535 5
1955 1,487 1,479 8
1956 1,312 1,304 8
1957 1,256 1,250 6
1958 1,121 1,111 10
1959 1,015 1,015 0
1960 993 988 5
1961 1,030 1,030 0
1962 914 908 6
1963 912 907 5
1964 876 871 5
1965 720 720 0
1966 655 655 0
1967 673 673 0
1968 582 582 0
1969 561 561 0
1970 507 507 0
1971 470 470 0
1972 427 427 0
1973 381 381 0
1974 360 360 0
1975 349 349 0
1976 340 340 0
1977 372 366 6
1978 349 349 0
1979 365 365 0
1980 332 332 0
1981 305 305 0
1982 289 284 5
1983 304 299 5
1984 295 295 0
1985 271 271 0
1986 245 245 0
1987 261 261 0
1988 303 303 0
1989 284 275 9
1990 291 291 0
1991 320 320 0
1992 382 382 0
1993 365 365 0
1994 341 341 0
1995 366 366 0
1996 394 394 0
1997 449 449 0
1998 619 619 0
1999 858 858 0
2000 929 929 0
2001 741 741 0
2002 782 782 0
2003 810 810 0
2004 854 854 0
2005 1,007 1,007 0
2006 1,214 1,214 0
2007 1,142 1,142 0
2008 1,072 1,072 0
2009 981 981 0
2010 987 987 0
2011 1,044 1,044 0
2012 1,065 1,065 0
2013 1,262 1,262 0
2014 1,325 1,325 0
2015 1,424 1,424 0

Fun Facts about the name Georgia

  • How many people with the first name Georgia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 148,906 babies born with the first name Georgia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Georgia to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Georgia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 259 new born babies.
  • When was Georgia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Georgia is Monday, February 25th, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Georgia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Georgia was in 1947 with a total of 2,476 babies. That's a lot of babies named Georgia!
  • Random Georgia Factoid: According to the 1920 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Georgia ranks 100th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Idaho. Imagine that, 13 babies in Idaho have the same name as you in 1920.
  • Weird things about the name Georgia: Your name in reverse order is Aigroeg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aegogir. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Georgia? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,051 people with the last name Georgia.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Georgia? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Georgia as their last name since less than 1 person in 278k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Georgia as a first name

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Popularity of Georgia as a last name

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Common last names for Georgia

  • Smith
  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Jackson
  • Miller
  • Taylor
  • Wilson
  • Moore
  • Harris
  • White
  • Thomas
  • Martin
  • Thompson
  • Walker
  • Lewis
  • Clark

Common first names for Georgia

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Georgia U.S.
  White 78.02% 64.26%
  African American 17.22% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.24% 16.26%

Of Last Name Georgia

People with the last name Georgia are most frequently White or African American

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Georgia" mean? The list below shows the origins of Georgia as well as things modernly associated with the name Georgia such as celebrities named Georgia.

English

Origin and Meaning of Georgia

The name "Georgia" is of English origin, and it means "Farmer". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A republic in Asia Minor on the Black Sea separated from Russia by the Caucasus mountains; formerly an Asian soviet but became independent in 1991
  2. A state in southeastern United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
  3. One of the British colonies that formed the United States
Location of Georgia
  1. A country in Eastern Europe. Official name: Georgia. Capital: Tbilisi.

Unclear etymology. Early medieval sources explain Georgia's name by the popularity of Saint George, Georgia's Patron Saint, among Georgians. Later European accounts trace the origin to Latin Georgius, itself derived from Ancient Greek Γεώργιος (Geṓrgios, “farmer”). Supporters of this explanation relied on classical authors Pliny and Pomponius Mela, who mentioned agricultural tribes called "Georgi", (Pliny, IV.26, VI.14; Mela, De Sita Orb. i.2, &50;) so named to distinguish them from their unsettled and pastoral neighbors.

  1. A country in Eastern Europe. Official name: Georgia. Capital: Tbilisi.

Some 20th century scholars have speculated that Georgia could have the same origin as Russian грузи́н (gruzín). This origin is گرج (Gorj), from Middle Persian 𐭥𐭫𐭥𐭰𐭠𐭭  (Wiruz-ān, “Iberians, Georgians”). Compare Parthian 𐭅𐭉𐭓𐭔𐭍  (Wiruž-ān), Manichaean Parthian wrwcʾn , Old Armenian վիր-ք (vir-kʿ).

  1. A country in Eastern Europe. Official name: Georgia. Capital: Tbilisi.
Map of US highlighting the State of Georgia.
  1. A state of the United States of America. Capital: Atlanta.
  2. A transitional serif typeface named after the state, designed by Matthew Carter in 1993.

Named for King George II of Great Britain.

  1. A state of the United States of America. Capital: Atlanta.
  2. A transitional serif typeface named after the state, designed by Matthew Carter in 1993.

Latinate feminine form of George, from Ancient Greek Γεώργιος (Geṓrgios, “farmer”).

  1. A female given name.

    Georgia was also found in the following language(s): Basque, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, German, Italian, Latin, Norwegian Bokmål, Norwegian Nynorsk, Polish, Romanian, and Spanish

    Notable Persons With the Name Georgia

    Georgia O'Keeffe

    Georgia O'Keeffe was an artist in the field of painting. Georgia was given the name Georgia Totto O'Keeffe on November 15th, 1887 in Town of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, United States. She passed away on March 6th, 1986.

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    Georgia Moffett

    Georgia Moffett is an actress. She was most prominent from 1999 to present. Georgia was given the name Georgia Elizabeth Moffett by her parent Peter Davison on December 25th, 1984 in London.

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    Georgia King

    Georgia King is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2006 to present. Georgia was given the name Georgia May King on November 18th, 1986 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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    Georgia May Jagger

    Georgia May Jagger is an important somebody. Georgia was given the name Georgia May Ayeesha Jagger on January 12th, 1992 in London, England.

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    Georgia Engel

    Georgia Engel is an actress, voice artist, and comedienne. She has had major accomplishments since 1971. Georgia was given the name Georgia Bright Engel on July 28th, 1948 in Washington, D.C., U.S.

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    Georgia Holt

    Georgia Holt is a country music musician. Her career lasted from 1936 to 2014. Georgia was given the name Jackie Jean Crouch on June 9th, 1926 in Kensett, Arkansas, U.S. Georgia is also known as Georgia Pelham, Georgia LaPiere, Pelham, Georgia; LaPiere; Georgia; Crouch, and Jackie Jean (birthname).

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    • Georgia Salpa
      (model)
    • Georgia Brown
      (singer)
    • Georgia Gibbs
      (musician)
    • Georgia Davis Powers
      (Member of the Kentucky State Senate)
    • Georgia Neese Clark
      (office holder)
    • Georgia Carroll
      (big band)
    • Georgia Gould
      (noteworthy human)
    • Georgia Backus
      (actress)
    • Georgia Ruth Williams
      (musician)
    • Georgia Bonora
      (notable individual)
    • Georgia Caine
      (actress)
    • Georgia Cayvan
      (actor)
    • Georgia Dabritz
      (influential individual)
    • Georgia Germein
      (singer-songwriter)

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Georgia

    Ilia II of Georgia

    Ilia II of Georgia is a christian bishop. He has been prominent since 1977. Ilia was born on January 4th, 1933.

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    Haley Georgia

    Haley Georgia is a country pop singing and songwriter. She plays Singer-songwriter and Vocals. She was most active from 2015 to present. Haley was born on August 11th, 1994.

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    Anton II of Georgia

    Anton II of Georgia was a famed somebody. His career lasted from 1788 to 1811. Anton was born as the child of Heraclius II of Georgia and Darejan Dadiani in 1762. Anton is also known as Teimuraz. He died on December 21st, 1827.

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    Prince David of Georgia

    Prince David of Georgia was royalty. He was most prominent from 1800 to 1800. Prince was born as the child of George XII of Georgia and Ketevan Andronikashvili on July 1st, 1767 in 22. He left this life on May 13th, 1819.

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    Prince Aleksandre of Georgia

    Prince Aleksandre of Georgia is royalty. Prince was born as the child of Heraclius II of Georgia and Darejan Dadiani in Kingdom of Kartli-Kakheti.

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    Patriarch Callistratus Of Georgia

    Patriarch Callistratus Of Georgia was a noteworthy human. Patriarch was born on April 24th, 1866. He left this life on February 2nd, 1952.

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    What does the name Georgia mean?

    Gis for genial, a pleasing personality.

    Eis for electric, a sparkling trait!

    Ois for openness, it's refreshing!

    Ris for relish, you seek a challenge.

    Gis for generous, your giving nature.

    Iis for immaculate, keeping it tidy

    Ais for authentic, be real

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