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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gheorghe

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Ultimately from Ancient Greek Γεώργιος (Geṓrgios).

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English George.

Notable Persons Named Gheorghe

Gheorghe Mureșan is a basketball player for the CS Universitatea Mobitelco, Pau-Orthez, Washington Bullets, Maryland Nighthawks, Washington Wizards, and Brooklyn Nets. Their most notable accomplishments were from 1991 to 2006. Gheorghe was born on February 14th, 1971 in Tritenii de Jos.


Gheorghe Hagi is a soccer player for the FC Viitorul Constanța, FC Farul Constanța, FC Sportul Studențesc București, FC Steaua București, Real Madrid C.F., Brescia Calcio, FC Barcelona, Galatasaray S.K. (football), and Romania national football team. Gheorghe was born on February 5th, 1965 in Săcele, Romania.


Gheorghe Zamfir is a romanian popular music, instrumental, pop music, and easy listening musician. He plays Pan flute. He was most active from 1960 to present. Gheorghe was born Gheorghe Zamfir on April 6th, 1941 in Găești. Gheorghe is also known as Pan Flute Master.


Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej was a president. His career lasted from 1961 to 1965. Gheorghe was born on November 8th, 1901 in Bârlad. He died on March 19th, 1965.


Gheorghe Popescu is a soccer player for the FC Universitatea Craiova, FC Steaua București, PSV Eindhoven, Tottenham Hotspur F.C., FC Barcelona, Galatasaray S.K. (football), U.S. Lecce, FC Dinamo București, Hannover 96, and Romania national football team. Gheorghe was born on October 9th, 1967 in Calafat.


Gheorghe Grozav is a soccer player for the FC Terek Grozny, FC Unirea Alba Iulia, Standard Liège, FC Universitatea Cluj, FC Petrolul Ploiești, FC Dinamo București, Romania national under-21 football team, and Romania national football team. Gheorghe was born on September 29th, 1990 in Alba Iulia.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Gheorghe

Elena Gheorghe is a pop music, dance music, and house music singing. Elena was born Elena Gheorghe on July 30th, 1985. Elena is also known as Elena and Elena ex Mandinga.


Tudor Gheorghe is a singer-songwriter, actor, and poet. His most notable accomplishments were from 1967 to present. Tudor was given the name Gheorghe Tudor on August 1st, 1945 in Podari.


Gheorghe Constantin is a house music musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1994 to present. Gheorghe was given the name Constantin Gheorghe on June 12th, 1976 in Timişoara, Romania. Gheorghe is also known as Geo Da Silva, Silva, and Geo Da.


Andrei was born on September 14th, 1987 in Bucharest.


Mariana Gheorghe is a ceo and president of the omv petrom sa directorate. Mariana was born in 1956.


Vasile Gheorghe is a soccer player for the CS Municipal Studențesc Iași, FC Unirea Urziceni, FC Astra Giurgiu, FC Universitatea Cluj, CS Mioveni, FC Oțelul Galați, and ACS Inter Olt Slatina. Vasile was born on May 9th, 1985 in Brăila.


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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gheorghe U.S.
  White 96.14% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.09% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gheorghe

People with the last name Gheorghe are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Gheorghe

  • How Popular is the name Gheorghe? As a last name Gheorghe was the 74,608th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Gheorghe first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Gheorghe is Friday, February 25th, 1887.
  • How unique is the name Gheorghe? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Gheorghe. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Gheorghe: Your name in reverse order is Ehgroehg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oheerggh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gheorghe? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 259 people with the last name Gheorghe.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gheorghe? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Gheorghe as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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