Geordie Name Meaning & Origin
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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'Geordie' is the regional nickname for people from the Tyneside area of North East England and their dialect - I am a Geordie myself :)
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Geordie is a variant of the name George and means 'farmer'. It is also the regional nickname for people from the city of Newcastle Upon Tyne and the surrounding communities and their dialect.
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'Wee Geordie' is the title of a film from 1955.
'Wor Geordie's Lost His Penker' is a traditional song in North East England, about a boy who loses a marble and the many ways he tries to get it back.
Geordi LaForge - Chief engineer from the series "Star Trek - The Next Generation".