Jurgen Name Meaning & Origin

Jurgen

Pronunciation: YER-gehn (key)

Origin of the name George:

Derived from the Greek geōrgos (earthworker, farmer), which is composed from the elements gē (earth) and ergein (to work).

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Typically spelled as: Jürgen, Juergen or Jørgen

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Jürgen Habermas (b. 1929). A German sociologist and philosopher.

Jürgen Klinsmann (b. 1964). A German football player, now manager.

Jürgen Prochnow (b. 1941). A German actor in such films as "Das Boot" (1981), "The Da Vinci Code" (2006) and the German TV crime drama, "Tatort".

Juergen Teller (b. 1964). A German photographer and artist.

Jørgen Leth (b. 1937). A Danish film-maker (Det perfekte menneske (1967), En Forårsdag i Helvede (1977) and Det erotiske menneske (2010)).

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