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Georgia Name Meaning

Americanized form of any of several derivatives in various European languages of the Greek personal name Georgios (see George), for example Greek Georgiadis. It is unlikely to be connected with the female personal name Georgia, still less with the state or country called Georgia.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Georgian, George, Georgi, Georgas, Georger, Georg, Giorgi, Georgiou

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Georgia Family Origin

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Georgia Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Georgia. The most common Georgia occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Georgia's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Georgia family was Keeping House.

Source: Census data for Georgia | Data not to scale

Georgia Historical Records

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Georgia Life Expectancy

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