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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jerzy

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User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from India, the name Jerzy means "Work shop".
  • A user from Delaware, United States says the name Jerzy is of Greek origin and means "Farmer".

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International Interest
  1. A male given name (related to George)

Notable Persons Named Jerzy

George de Mohrenschildt was a petroleum geology and petroleum geologist. George was given the name Jerzy Sergius von Mohrenschildt on April 17th, 1911 in Mazyr. He left this life on March 29th, 1977.


Jerzy Dudek is a soccer player for the Concordia Knurów, GKS Tychy, Feyenoord, Liverpool F.C., Real Madrid C.F., and Poland national football team. Jerzy was born on March 23rd, 1973 in Rybnik.


Jerzy Kosiński was a novelist. Jerzy was given the name Józef Lewinkopf on June 14th, 1933 in Łódź. They breathed their last breath on May 3rd, 1991.


Jerzy Grotowski was a theatre director. Jerzy was born on August 11th, 1933 in Rzeszów. He died on January 14th, 1999.


Jerzy was born on November 13th, 1990 in Łódź, Poland.


Jerzy Kukuczka was a mountaineering and mountaineer. Jerzy was born on March 24th, 1948 in Katowice, Poland. He passed away on October 24th, 1989.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Jerzy

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International Interest for Jerzy

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Jerzy as a last name

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Common last names for Jerzy

  • Wysocki

Fun Facts about the name Jerzy

  • How Popular is the name Jerzy? Jerzy is the 23,725th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Jerzy have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 255 babies born with the first name Jerzy in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jerzy to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jerzy? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1968 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Jerzy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jerzy is Saturday, January 14th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Jerzy born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jerzy was in 2010 with a total of 15 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Jerzy: Your name in reverse order is Yzrej. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Zyejr. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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