What does george mean?

Definitions for george
dʒɔrdʒ; ˈʃtɛ fɑn ˈɑn toʊngeorge

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. George, Saint George, St. Georgenoun

    Christian martyr; patron saint of England; hero of the legend of Saint George and the Dragon in which he slew a dragon and saved a princess (?-303)

  2. George, George VInoun

    King of Great Britain and Ireland and emperor of India from 1936 to 1947; he succeeded Edward VIII (1895-1952)

  3. George, George Vnoun

    King of Great Britain and Ireland and emperor of India from 1910 to 1936; gave up his German title in 1917 during World War I (1865-1936)

  4. George, George IVnoun

    King of Great Britain and Ireland and Hanover from 1820 to 1830; his attempt to divorce his estranged wife undermined the prestige of the Crown (1762-1830)

  5. George, George IIInoun

    King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1760 to 1820; the American colonies were lost during his reign; he became insane in 1811 and his son (later George IV) acted as regent until 1820 (1738-1820)

  6. George, George IInoun

    King of Great Britain and Elector of Hanover from 1727 to 1760 (1683-1760)

  7. George, George Inoun

    Elector of Hanover and the first Hanoverian King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1714 to 1727 (1660-1727)


  1. Georgenoun

    or Georgia; also used in the conjoined name George Ann(e).

  2. Georgenoun

    A coin bearing King George's profile.

    Take the Georges, Pew, and don’t stand here squalling.

  3. Georgenoun

    A jewelled figure of St George slaying the dragon, worn by Knights of the Garter.

    the King appears to be wearing a George containing the motto inside the gems, as it is in the jewel at Windsor.

  4. Georgenoun

    A male given name from Ancient Greek

    Our ancient word of courage faire saint George | Inspire vs with the spleene of fierie Dragons,

  5. Georgenoun

    An English and Welsh patronymic surname.

  6. Georgenoun

    A French patronymic surname.

  7. Georgenoun

    A German patronymic surname, a variant of Georg.

  8. Georgenoun

    An Irish patronymic surname, an anglicization of Seoirse.

  9. Georgenoun

    A diminutive of the female given names Georgina or Georgia; also used in the conjoined name George Ann.

    'No,' she said, 'I'm not Georgina.' 'Oh!' said Anne, in surprise. 'Then who are you?' 'I'm George,' said the girl. 'I shall only answer if you call me George. I hate being a girl.'

  10. Georgenoun

    The autopilot of an aircraft.

    "'George' rides in the back, aft of the baggage compartment," said Aviation Sales Manager, John Brophy, with a smile as he climbed out. I switched on the autopilot and turned the turn knob to the left to get the turn-bank indicator to show a one-needle turn. Instantly, George rolled the Cessna into a smooth 10° bank to the left.

  11. Georgenoun

    A town in Western Cape, South Africa; named for George III of the United Kingdom.

  12. Georgenoun

    A locale in the United States. A city in Iowa; named for the son of a railroad official. A city in Washington; named for George Washington, 1st President of the United States. A ghost town in Missouri; named for postmaster Stephen H. George.

  13. Etymology: Name of an early saint, from Georgius, from Γεώργιος, from γεωργός.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Georgenoun

    Etymology: Georgius, Latin.

    Look on my George, I am a gentleman;
    Rate me at what thou wilt. William Shakespeare, Henry VI. p. ii.

    Cubb’d in a cabbin, on a mattress laid,
    On a brown george, with lousy swobbers, fed. John Dryden, Pers.


  1. George

    George is a single by New Zealand rock band Headless Chickens released in 1994. Charting as a double A-side with the Eskimos in Egypt Mix of their 1991 single "Cruise Control", it reached number-one in their native New Zealand for four weeks in 1994 and 1995 and received a Gold certification from RIANZ (now Recorded Music NZ). Despite its success, it did not reach the top 50 on either year-end chart. In 1997 the song was released in Australia, where it reached number 67 on the ARIA Singles Chart.


  1. George

    George is a given name typically used to refer to a male individual. It is derived from the Greek name "Georgios," which means "farmer" or "earthworker." George is a common name in many cultures and can carry different meanings and variations across different languages and regions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Georgenoun

    a figure of St. George (the patron saint of England) on horseback, appended to the collar of the Order of the Garter. See Garter

  2. Georgenoun

    a kind of brown loaf

  3. Etymology: [F. George, or Georges, a proper name, fr. Gr. gewrgo`s husbandman, laborer; ge`a, gh^, the earth + 'e`rgein to work; akin to E. work. See Work.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. George

    jorj, n. a jewelled figure of St George slaying the dragon, worn by Knights of the Garter.

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Etymology and Origins

  1. George

    An inn sign in honour of the patron saint of England. After the Hanoverian Succession, by which time pictorial signs had for the most part disappeared, and the name alone stood for a sign, the omission of the “St” made the sign complimentary to the reigning monarch. Reading of the execution of Charles I., we are told that the ill-fated King handed his “George” to Juxon, the Archbishop of Canterbury, who attended him on the scaffold. This was the badge of the Order of the Garter, representing St George on horseback piercing the fallen dragon with his lance.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, George is ranked #235 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The George surname appeared 128,625 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 44 would have the surname George.

    66.4% or 85,497 total occurrences were White.
    18.4% or 23,744 total occurrences were Black.
    7.6% or 9,801 total occurrences were Asian.
    3.1% or 4,065 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.2% or 2,881 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    2% or 2,624 total occurrences were of two or more races.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'george' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #889

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'george' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1269

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of george in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of george in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of george in a Sentence

  1. Husain Haqqani:

    Presidents [George W.] Bush and [Barack] Obama spoke about Pakistan’s duplicity in private because they thought they could persuade Pakistan to change its behavior that way, president Trump has spoken about it openly after American frustration with the past policy of working with Pakistan quietly.

  2. President George H.W. Bush:

    I remember very quiet nights at the dinner table, george was weighing grim scenarios and ominous intelligence about potentially even more devastating attacks.

  3. Attorney Ben Crump:

    Other than George Floyd's tragic torture video, I think this is the worst tragedy captured on video that I've ever seen, we're doing a thorough investigation into the tragic killing of this 14-year-old child. This was completely preventable.

  4. Brad Bannon:

    If you look at those working in progressive politics now, the older ones came in after [Democratic nominee] George McGovern’s campaign in ’72, mcGovern lost, but he galvanized a whole generation of Democratic and progressive activists who are still involved in politics even now. I think you’ll see the same with Bernie Sanders.

  5. Chris Christie:

    It’s called burrowing, you take them from the political appointee side into the civil service side, in order to try to set up ... roadblocks for your successor, kind of like when all the Clinton people took all the Ws off the keyboard when George Bush was coming into the White House.

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