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Gender: Female Meaning of Georgia: "farmer" Origin of Georgia: English, feminine variation of George Georgia's Popularity in 2017: #242

The name Georgia is a girl's name of English origin meaning "farmer". Georgia is ranked #242 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Vintage Girl Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".

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Georgia is so rich, lush and luscious, it's almost irresistible. Georgia's now a rising star among the feminizations of George, helped by associations with the southern state (named for British King Geogre II) and painter Georgia O'Keeffe, with the Ray Charles song "Georgia On My Mind" or maybe "Sweet Georgia Brown" playing in the background.

Georgia has been chosen for their daughters by Harry Connick, Jr., Hope Davis, Amy Ryan, Zac Brown, Rebecca Gayheart and Eric Dane, and Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy.

British jazz singer Georgia Brown was born Lillian Klot.

There is also the phonetic spelling Jorja--but we'd recommend sticking with the original.

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Famous People Named Georgia

Georgia Nott, New Zealand musician
Georgia Holt, American singer, actress and mother of American singer Cher
Georgia Totto O'Keeffe, American painter
Georgia Caine, American actress
Georgia Gibbs (born Frieda Lipschitz), American pop singer
Georgia Lee Witt Lusk, U.S. Congresswoman
Georgia Pellegrini, American celebrity chef
Georgia Carroll, American singer
Georgia Eve Cayvan, American actress
Georgia Theodora Hale, American actress
Georgia Cates, American novelist
Georgia Kokloni, Greek Olympic sprinter
Georgia May King, Scottish actress
Georgia Bright Engel, American actress
Georgia Ellis, American actress
Georgia May Foote, English actress
Georgia Frost, English model
Georgia Frontiere (born Violet Frances Irwin), American NFL team owner
Georgia Henshaw, Welsh actress
Georgia Leigh Middleman, American country music singer
Georgia Salpa, Greek-Irish model
Georgia Schweitzer, American basketball player
Georgia Slowe, English actress
Georgia Tornow, German media personality
Georgia Blanche Douglas Camp Johnson, American playwright and poet
Georgia Brown (born Lillian Claire Laizer Getel Klot), British jazz singer
Georgia Taylor, English actress
Georgia Fowler, New Zealand model
Georgia Ruth Williams, Welsh Folk Singer
Georgia Elizabeth Moffett, English actress
Georgia Pemberton, English actress and singer
Georgia Faye (Horsley) Jones, winner of Miss England 2007
Georgia Austin, half sister of Louis Tomlinson
Georgia Belle Florian Coco Chanel de la Salle (b. 1959), daughter of model Suzy Parker and Pierre de la Salle
Georgia Rose Lucas (b. 1977), daughter of singer Sandy Denny and Trevor Lucas of Fairport Convention
Georgia Ford (b. 1990), daughter of actor Harrison Ford
Georgia May Ayeesha Jagger (b. 1992), British model; daughter of singer Mick Jagger and model Jerry Hall
Georgia Tatom Connick (b. 1995), daughter of singer Harry Connick, Jr.
Georgia March Luckinbill, daughter of actors Thad Luckinbill and Amelia Heinle
Georgia Grace Macy (b. 2002), daughter of actors Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy
Georgia Walker (b. 2002), daughter of actress Hope Davis and Jon Patrick Walker
Georgia Elizabeth Kennedy-Bailey (b. 2002), daughter of filmmaker Rory Kennedy
Georgia May Howarth (b. 2004), daughter of footballer Russell Howarth
Georgia Gracie Slovin (b. 2009), daughter of actors Amy Ryan and Eric Slovin
Georgia Teresa Butz (b. 2011), daughter of actors Michelle Federer and Norbert Leo Butz
Georgia Rose Dolenz, daughter of singer Micky Dolenz of The Monkees
Georgia Clarke, daughter of actor Warren Clarke
Georgia Sloan Brown (b. 2009), daughter of singer Zac Brown
Georgia Geraldine Dane (2011), child of actors Eric Dane and Rebecca Gayheart
Georgia Rapalje Bancroft (b. 2014), daughter of TV journalist Andrea Canning and Tony Bancroft
Georgia Nichols (b. 2014), daughter of singer Joe Nichols
Georgia Marie Thompson (b. 2014), daughter of American actor Kenan Thompson
Georgia Liberty Adrena Finch (b. 2015), daughter of socialite and designer Lady Natasha Rufus Isaacs and Rupert Finch
Georgia James Breault (b. 2016), daughter of actors Christine Lakin and Brandon Breault
Georgia Smith (b. 2016), daughter of reality television star Morgan Olsen Smith
Georgia Grace Nassos (b. 2017), daughter of American reality television star Jenni Pulos Nassos

Pop Culture References for the name Georgia

Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit, book written by Jaye Robin Brown
Georgia Nicolson, titular character of the Confessions of Georgia Nicolson series by Louise Rennison
Georgia Whitakar, character in "The Selection Series" by Kiera Cass
Georgia Randall, main character in 2007 film "Georgia Rule"
Georgia Brooks, character on Australian soap opera "Neighbours"
Georgia Lorrison, character in 1952 film 'The Bad and the Beautiful'
Georgia Lass, character on TV's "Dead Like Me"
Georgia Thomas, character on TV's "Ally McBeal"
Georgia "George" Fayne, character in the Nancy Drew series
Georgia, mom of Cece and Flynn on TV's "Shake it Up"
Georgia King-Freedman, Charlotte&Cooper's daughter on TV's "Private Practice"
Georgia Idaho, character in video game "The Sims 3"
Georhia Murphy, character in video game "The Sims 3"
Georgia Cummings-Clemens, character on TV's "The Client List"
Georgia Rose, mentioned in One Direction's "Best Song Ever"
"Why Georgia Why", song by John Meyer
"Georgia", song by American pop-rock band Hanson
"Midnight Train to Georgia," Gladys Knight & the Pips
"Georgia on My Mind," song by Ray Charles
"Back to Georgia," song by James Taylor
"Sweet Georgia Brown," jazz song by Ben Bernie
GeorgiaGigiHayden, daughter of Christopher Hayden in Gilmore Girls

Georgia's International Variations

Gyorgyi, Gyorgi, Gyuri (Hungarian) Gigi, Georgienne, Georgette (French) Jirka, Jirina, Jirca (Czech) Gerda (Latvian) Georgina, Georginita, Jorgina, Gina (Spanish) Giorgia (Italian)

Comments

lis3rD Says:

2019-02-13T03:36:15

I love this name and always imagined using the nickname 'Geordie' like they do in Britain for George.

Tora Says:

2018-12-16T23:32:29

I knew a lot of Georgia's growing up, and never really understood its popularity.

Dennis Michael Says:

2018-12-07T04:12:44

I named my daughter Georgia, too. We thought she'd be called Peach or Peachy. Never Peaches, though. I don't let anyone call her Peaches. Her aunts, uncles and grandparents call her Peach still. But her mom and dad call her, George, Georgie, Georgia or Goon.

I'm a Banana Says:

2018-06-18T01:29:56

I'd chill with that lady.

Daiseymae Says:

2018-03-21T14:29:49

I quite like this name.

pointless Says:

2018-02-17T04:54:13

This is my name!
I am always told I suit it well, and while I think I'd prefer a more elegant variation (like Georgiana or Georgina) I don't think I could imagine being anything else...
I usually get called G, Gigi, or George by family or close friends. Only one person ever calls me Georgie and my other favourite nicknames are Gia and Rory.

Gia.berry Says:

2017-11-02T12:43:31

My name is Georgia and I have had people call me Georgina and George-ee-a but I quite like my name. I always hated it if people called me George and I've never had a nickname (but I do like Gia). A great option for a baby girl!

Georgie aha! Says:

2017-11-02T12:16:34

Having had this name, I would advice parents to think carefully before choosing it.
It all depends on where you'll bring up your child, and what they'll look like.
I grew up in east-France and no-one was able to pronounce my name properly, over there it's pronouced more like "Chorchia" and sounds clunky and unattractive. Now imagine a fat little girl with that name...
It hasn't been a complete bed of thorns. In the UK I regularly get complimented for it.
However most people I meet get confused an call me "georgina". If you're bringing up your child i an english speaking country this name should be fine.

georga Says:

2017-05-16T05:23:01

Hi my name is Georga (because for some reason my mum left out the i). If you are also named Georga, or know someone named Georga, please respond. I've never ever met someone with my name before and I need to know if other Georga's exist. Thanks!

stella2007 Says:

2017-01-02T21:51:35

Have a friend named Georgia and she's beautiful and nice which is why I love the name. Gigi is a cute nickname.

Sparkle Queen Says:

2016-10-03T13:22:24

My name is Georgia, and I think its a very special and beautifull name. Plus my twin brothers name is George

Fluffykitten101 Says:

2016-10-01T13:40:11

One of my most hated names. I just don't see the appeal. I like Georgie and Georgina but Georgia looks ugly IMO.

Eleri Gwenllian Says:

2016-07-07T02:13:04

I "see" this name as a lovely shade of soft yellowish orange - the name reminds me of sunshine.

RoddyThlayli Says:

2015-11-14T13:07:59

Georgia is my favorite feminine version of the name George. Much prefer it over Georgiana or Georgina.

Chrissy Says:

2015-11-09T17:49:34

We almost did Georgiana instead of Georgia mainly because I loved it in Pride and Prejudice. My husband felt it was too long and we didn't really want a nickname. We love too many Georges so Georgia it is. She is a spunky little girl so it fits her personality.

Chrissy Says:

2015-11-09T17:47:05

My daughter's name is Georgia. We live in the US. I was surprised that it was so popular in other English speaking countries.

georgiaO Says:

2015-10-05T19:11:35

But my name on the internet is Luna

georgiaO Says:

2015-10-05T19:11:21

My nickname is Gigi though

georgiaO Says:

2015-10-05T19:10:13

My name is Georgia!

vintageisfave Says:

2015-07-22T15:28:50

I have a friend named Georgia and everyone calls her Gigi lol.

Cortney Says:

2015-06-09T17:10:53

I always think of Girl Interrupted when I hear Georgina haha

Cortney Says:

2015-06-09T17:09:31

I named my daughter Georgia in 2011. I had thought her nickname would be peaches...hahah was I wrong. Her nickname is George. I absolutely love that she responds to both Georgia and George. It causes some few stares while i'm out in public and she's off running ahead of me and I yell 'George!! Get back here!' and this little blonde haired girl comes running back.

Theodora_Phoenix Says:

2015-04-05T23:01:12

I love the name Margot :)

clairels Says:

2015-04-03T01:26:30

Georgina or Georgiana are much prettier in my opinion. Georgia sounds like middle-aged Southern woman with big hair and long, fake fingernails.

SimoneKadele Says:

2015-04-03T01:20:02

Same. My whole family loves this name for some odd reason, and wanted to give it to our dog, but she ended up Margot, which I much prefer. :)

Theodora_Phoenix Says:

2015-04-03T00:46:56

I don't dislike this name, but I don't get what is so great about it.

mommymcdermott Says:

2015-02-26T18:48:54

Love Georgia and the nickname Gigi

loverofnamesX Says:

2015-01-20T21:48:32

Yes, I always get called Gia it may have something to do with my italian family and the fact I also use the Giorgia spelling but even people who don't see me using that spelling still call me Gia and think its a nickname for it.

Catastroffy Says:

2014-12-17T12:16:03

I dislike this, but I am biased, because I knew a very bossy, stuck-up girl named Georgia.

Saffron_Rice Says:

2014-12-13T03:57:39

The lovely name Georgia seems to have been first used in Britain by Greek mercantile parents living there in Victorian times and after, as opposed to Georgina, the usual (Scottish-derived) nineteenth century version of the feminisations of George, and to have caught on among native English parents only in the latter half of the twentieth century.

ariell Says:

2014-12-05T02:32:25

Is gia a nickname for Georgia?

strawberrything Says:

2014-11-25T01:30:02

I'm called Georgia and I love it :) lots of people sing Georgia On My Mind by Ray Charles to me! It's a nice name to have.

Guest Says:

2014-11-24T23:51:48

Part of me thinks this is cute and part of me thinks this wouldn't work in my family/area.

jordalini Says:

2014-11-21T03:22:01

I love this, and the nickname Georgie is adorable.

The_Supernatural_Hufflepuff Says:

2014-08-18T21:49:36

I love this name and hope to use it one day in honor of my maternal grandfather (George was his middle name).

MaryKathryn Says:

2014-04-30T13:54:58

Such a great name that has been bestowed upon so many amazing women!

tintri Says:

2014-03-12T08:06:41

Georgia is beautifully sweet and spunky at the same time. Love this name and feel a bit sad it seems to be becoming a little more mainstream.