Name Meaning

 

Georgina: English, Dutch, German
Latinate feminine form of George. From the Greek name Γεωργιος (Georgios) which was derived from the Greek word γεωργος (georgos) meaning “farmer, earthworker”, itself derived from the elements γη (ge) “earth” and εργον (ergon) “work”. Saint George was a legendary dragon slayer who was supposedly martyred in Palestine. He is the patron saint of England, Portugal and Catalonia. This name has been borne by six kings of England, two kings of Greece, and the first president of the United States, George Washington. Other famous bearers include authors George Eliot and George Orwell (both pen names; real names Mary Anne Evans and Eric Arthur Blair respectively), composer George Frideric Handel, and Pacific explorer George Vancouver.

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Rocco German Italian
The boy’s name Rocco is of German and Italian origin, and its meaning is “rest”. Rocky is usually a nickname. Rocco is the Italian form of the name of St Roch, born in Montpellier, France, in 1295. He is patron saint of dogs, dog lovers and invalids, and is venerated as a protector against knee problems, epidemics, plague /pestilence and all contagious diseases. A St Rocco procession is featured in The Godfather – Part II. It has been said that in Poland he is prayed to in order to ward off vampire attacks.

Rocco has 7 variant forms: Roch, Roche, Rochus, Rock, Rocko, Rocky and Roque.

Jay Latin
Jay is an abbreviation of James. The boy’s and girl’s name Jay is of Latin origin, and its meaning is “jaybird”. Bird name: a blue songbird. Also possibly from the Latin name Gaius, meaning “happy”. May also be from use as a nickname for names beginning with J-, such as in short form of names like Jason and Jacob. Jay and Jai are also Sanskrit names meaning “victory”. Mythology: Jay is the name of various deities in Hindu classical writings. Use may have been inspired by the first Chief of the US Supreme Court, John Jay. Financier Jay Gould; comedian Jay Leno; author Jay McInerney; actors Jaye Davidson, Jay Mohr.

Jay has 6 variant forms: Jae, Jai, Jaye, Jayron, Jayronn and Jeh.

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