George Goldey in the US

  1. #4,555,030 George Glowacki
  2. #4,555,031 George Goehl
  3. #4,555,032 George Goeke
  4. #4,555,033 George Goettel
  5. #4,555,034 George Goldey
  6. #4,555,035 George Golias
  7. #4,555,036 George Gollub
  8. #4,555,037 George Gonos
  9. #4,555,038 George Goodchild
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Meaning & Origins

Via Old French and Latin, from Greek Georgios (a derivative of geōrgos ‘farmer’, from gē ‘earth’ + ergein ‘to work’). This was the name of several early saints, including the shadowy figure who is now the patron of England (as well as of Germany and Portugal). If the saint existed at all, he was perhaps martyred in Palestine in the persecutions of Christians instigated by the Emperor Diocletian at the beginning of the 4th century. The popular legend in which the hero slays a dragon is a medieval Italian invention. He was for a long time a more important saint in the Orthodox Church than in the West, and the name was not much used in England during the Middle Ages, even after St George came to be regarded as the patron of England in the 14th century. Its use increased from the 1400s, and by 1500 it was regularly among the most popular male names. This popularity was reinforced when George I came to the throne in 1714, bringing this name with him from Germany. It has been one of the most popular English boys' names ever since.
31st in the U.S.
English: from an Old English female name, Goldgifu, which is not independently attested but is found as an element of place names.
50,945th in the U.S.

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