Geordie

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Gender: M Origin of Geordie: British English demonym

Though it looks, to the untrained American eye, like a yoonek spelling of Jordy, Geordie actually refers to people from Tyneside in Northeast England and the local dialect there. To give you a sense of what it implies to Brits, Geordie Shore is British MTV's long-running answer to Jersey Shore.

Famous People Named Geordie

George Nigel "Geordie" Douglas-Hamilton, 10th Earl of Selkirk, British politician
Kevin "Geordie" Walker, English musician of band Killing Joke
George C. "Geordie" Greig, English journalist and newspaper editor
Geordie Wudrick, Canadian ice hockey player
Geordie, nickname for George Best, Northern Irish footballer

Pop Culture References for the name Geordie

Geordie Keating, character on TV's "Grantchester"
"Geordie Shore," reality TV series derived from the the nickname for inhabitants of Newcastle, England
Geordie, British rock band
"Geordie," novel by David Walker, 1955 British movie and its main character
"Geordie," English Child ballad
Nickname for George