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Georgia is a baby girl’s name of English origin meaning “farmer”. Georgia is the feminine form of the name George and is one of the vintage names that were popular a century ago that are making a comeback. Georgia has a classic beauty to it but with nicknames like Georgie and Gigi it is also sweet and cute.

Meaning of the name Georgia:

English: farmer

Origin of the name Georgia:

Georgia is the feminine version of the English name George, meaning “farmer”.

Symbolism of the name Georgia:

A farm brings to mind fields of rich green crops and pastures of horses and cows.

Style of the name Georgia:

traditional

Gender of the name Georgia:

Georgia is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Georgia:

JAWR-jə, JOR-jah

Number of syllables in the name Georgia:

two

Emotion evoked from the name Georgia:

Georgia evokes feelings of maturity and grace.

Alternative spellings for the name Georgia:

Jorja, Georja, Giorgia

Nicknames for the name Georgia:

Popularity of the name Georgia:

According to the Social Security Administration, Georgia is a baby girl’s name that was at peak popularity in the top 100 names of the 1910’s. The name is climbing the ranks again and is at #176 as of 2020.

Related names for the name Georgia:

Great middle names for the name Georgia and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Georgia:

  • Georgia O'Keeffe (American painter)
  • Georgia Pellegrini (American celebrity chef)
  • Georgia Carroll (American singer)
  • Georgia Caine (American actress)
  • Georgia Holt (American singer and actress)

Georgias in popular culture:

  • Georgia Whitakar (literature, “The Selection Series” by Kiera Cass)
  • Georgia “George” Fayne (literature, Nancy Drew series)
  • Georgia “Gigi” Hayden (television, “Gilmore Girls”)
  • Georgia Lorrison (film, “The Bad and the Beautiful”)
  • Georgia Lass (television, “Dead Like Me”)