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Meaning & History

Possibly of Persian origin, maybe from Middle Persian gurg meaning "wolf". In Europe the name was long explained as derived from the given name George. This is the name of a country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia. It is called Sakartvelo in Georgian.
Other Languages & CulturesGéorgie(French) Georgien(German) Geórgia(Portuguese)
Same SpellingGeórgia, Georgia (2)
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