Jorge History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The surname Jorge is derived from the personal name Jörge or its diminutive form, Jörgen. These are both derived from the same root as the name George, which in turn comes from the Greek name "Georgios," which means 'farmer.' The suffix -son and its variants are translatable as 'son of.'

Jorge Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Jirgesen, Jirgeson, Jirgessen, Jirgesson, Jirgensen, Jirgenson, Jirgenssen, Jirgensson, Jírgesen, Jírgeson, Jírgessen, Jírgesson, Jírgensen, Jírgenson, Jírgenssen, Jírgensson, Jorgesen, Jorgeson, Jorgessen, Jorgesson, Jorgensen, Jorgenson, Jorgenssen, Jorgensson, Jörgesen, Jörgeson, Jörgessen, Jörgesson, Jörgensen, Jörgenson, Jörgenssen, Jörgensson, Juergesen, Juergeson, Juergessen, Juergesson, Juergensen, Juergenson, Juergenssen, Juergensson, Jurgesen, Jurgeson, Jurgessen, Jurgesson, Jurgensen, Jurgenson, Jurgenssen and many more.

Jorge Ranking

In the United States, the name Jorge is the 6,032nd most popular surname with an estimated 4,974 people with that name. [1] However, in France, the name Jorge is ranked the 4,714th most popular surname with an estimated 1,500 - 2,000 people with that name. [2]


United States Jorge migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Jorge Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Beatriz Jorge, who landed in America in 1812 [3]
  • Francisco Jorge, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1816 [3]
  • Juan Jorge, who arrived in America in 1828 [3]
  • Master Jorge, who arrived in New Spain in 1836 [3]
  • Maria Jorge, who landed in Peru in 1893 [3]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Jorge (post 1700) +

  • Nicanor "Nic" Fortich Jorge Jr. (1942-2020), Filipino basketball coach
  • Justo Jorge Padrón (1943-2021), Spanish poet, essayist, and translator
  • Alberto Jorge Fouilloux Ahumada (1940-2018), Chilean football midfielder and striker
  • Daniel Jorge Castellani (b. 1961), Argentine bronze medalist volleyball player at the 1988 Summer Olympics
  • Hernán Jorge Crespo (b. 1975), Argentine footballer
  • Paulo Jorge Rebelo (b. 1969), former Portuguese football central defender
  • Justo Jorge Padrón (b. 1943), Spanish poet, essayist, and translator
  • Jorge Alfonso Alejandro Del Castillo Gálvez (b. 1950), Peruvian lawyer and politician
  • Jorge Domínguez (1945-2022), Argentine politician of the Justicialist Party, Mayor of Buenos Aires (1994–1996), Minister of Defense (1996–1999)
  • Jorge Luis Lona (1935-2022), Argentine Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop Emeritus of San Luis (2001-2011)


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ http://www.journaldesfemmes.com/nom-de-famille/nom/
  3. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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