Type Country
Scripts Γεωργία(Greek)

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.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesGeorgien(Danish) Georgië(Dutch) Géorgie(French) Georgien(German) Geórgia(Portuguese) Georgien(Swedish)
Same SpellingGeórgia, Georgia 2
User SubmissionsGéorgia, Geòrgia, Georgía


Entry updated May 29, 2020