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Jorge

First Name
129k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
6k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jorge

"Jorge" is a name of Spanish origin, and it means "Farmer". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons Named Jorge

Jorge was born on November 12th, 1984 in Miami.

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Jorge Luis Borges was a writer. Jorge was given the name Jorge Francisco Isidoro Luis Borges on August 24th, 1899 in Buenos Aires. He breathed his last breath on June 14th, 1986.

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Jorge Garcia is an actor and comedian. His ongoing career started in 1997. Jorge was born on April 28th, 1973 in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Jorge was born on August 30th, 1950 in Medellín.

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Jorge Sampaoli is a soccer player for the Newell's Old Boys. Jorge was born on March 13th, 1960 in Casilda.

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Mario Vargas Llosa is a writer. Mario was given the name Jorge Mario Pedro Vargas Llosa on March 28th, 1936 in Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Jorge

Seu Jorge is a música popular brasileira, samba, rock music, soul music, and funk musician. Seu was given the name Jorge Mário da Silva on June 8th, 1970.

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Jorge is a soccer player for the Clube de Regatas do Flamengo and Brazil national under-20 football team. Jorge was born on March 28th, 1996 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Artur Jorge is a soccer player for the MC Alger, FC Porto, Associação Académica de Coimbra – O.A.F., S.L. Benfica, C.F. Os Belenenses, Rochester Lancers, and Portugal national football team. Artur was born on February 13th, 1946 in Porto, Portugal.

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Rui Jorge is a soccer player for the Portugal national under-21 football team, FC Porto, Rio Ave F.C., Sporting Clube de Portugal, C.F. Os Belenenses, and Portugal national football team. Rui was born on March 27th, 1973 in Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal.

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Kurious Jorge is a hip hop music rapping and record producer. His most notable accomplishments were from 1991 to present. Kurious was given the name Jorge Alvarez . Kurious is also known as Kurious, Biolante, Alvarez, and Jorge (birth name).

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Eduardo Jorge is a Member of the Chamber of Deputies, Member of the Legislative Assembly of São Paulo, Chamber of Deputies (Brazil), and Legislative Assembly of São Paulo. Eduardo was born on October 26th, 1949 in Salvador, Brazil.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1910 9 0 9
1913 7 0 7
1914 8 0 8
1915 8 0 8
1916 9 0 9
1917 9 0 9
1918 8 0 8
1919 25 0 25
1920 24 0 24
1921 22 0 22
1922 24 0 24
1923 30 0 30
1924 33 0 33
1925 27 0 27
1926 48 0 48
1927 60 0 60
1928 57 0 57
1929 45 0 45
1930 53 0 53
1931 57 0 57
1932 36 0 36
1933 39 0 39
1934 40 0 40
1935 45 0 45
1936 41 0 41
1937 44 0 44
1938 53 0 53
1939 50 0 50
1940 66 0 66
1941 60 0 60
1942 57 0 57
1943 79 0 79
1944 96 0 96
1945 127 0 127
1946 120 0 120
1947 151 0 151
1948 150 0 150
1949 183 0 183
1950 188 0 188
1951 222 0 222
1952 256 0 256
1953 277 7 270
1954 348 0 348
1955 367 0 367
1956 371 0 371
1957 422 0 422
1958 422 5 417
1959 464 0 464
1960 551 0 551
1961 548 6 542
1962 627 0 627
1963 682 6 676
1964 616 7 609
1965 662 6 656
1966 767 6 761
1967 829 6 823
1968 912 10 902
1969 988 6 982
1970 1,140 16 1,124
1971 1,159 9 1,150
1972 1,203 7 1,196
1973 1,330 11 1,319
1974 1,444 15 1,429
1975 1,554 14 1,540
1976 1,664 10 1,654
1977 1,593 14 1,579
1978 1,651 19 1,632
1979 2,046 29 2,017
1980 2,017 20 1,997
1981 2,118 12 2,106
1982 2,050 23 2,027
1983 1,925 19 1,906
1984 1,884 19 1,865
1985 2,312 20 2,292
1986 2,203 22 2,181
1987 2,187 17 2,170
1988 2,491 21 2,470
1989 2,727 24 2,703
1990 2,937 25 2,912
1991 3,065 18 3,047
1992 3,329 28 3,301
1993 3,411 21 3,390
1994 3,325 31 3,294
1995 3,333 29 3,304
1996 3,483 18 3,465
1997 3,247 16 3,231
1998 3,476 13 3,463
1999 3,321 13 3,308
2000 3,510 15 3,495
2001 3,455 11 3,444
2002 3,467 10 3,457
2003 3,493 10 3,483
2004 3,448 8 3,440
2005 3,446 6 3,440
2006 3,517 0 3,517
2007 3,274 5 3,269
2008 2,960 0 2,960
2009 2,514 0 2,514
2010 2,295 0 2,295
2011 2,041 0 2,041
2012 1,945 6 1,939
2013 1,842 0 1,842
2014 1,847 0 1,847
2015 1,706 0 1,706
2016 1,717 0 1,717

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Popularity of Jorge as a first name

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Popularity of Jorge as a last name

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Common last names for Jorge

  • Rodriguez
  • Gonzalez
  • Martinez
  • Rivera
  • Lopez
  • Garcia
  • Perez
  • Hernandez
  • Sanchez
  • Torres
  • Diaz
  • Santiago
  • Ortiz
  • Morales
  • Cruz
  • Gomez
  • Ramos
  • Colon

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jorge U.S.
  White 22.95% 64.26%
  African American 2.34% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.98% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.18% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.85% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 70.70% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jorge

People with the last name Jorge are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Jorge

  • How Popular is the name Jorge? Jorge is the 549th most popular name of all time. As a last name Jorge was the 5,573rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Jorge have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 128,621 babies born with the first name Jorge in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jorge 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 Jorge? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1910 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Jorge first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jorge is Thursday, March 23rd, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Jorge born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jorge was in 2006 with a total of 3,517 babies. That's a lot of babies named Jorge!
  • Random Jorge Factoid: According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jorge ranks 93rd in popularity as a baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, 213 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 2000.
  • Weird things about the name Jorge: Your name in reverse order is Egroj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Jorge. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jorge? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,236 people with the last name Jorge.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jorge? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Jorge as their last name.

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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).
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