Other Origin(s):Greek
Meaning:Farmer, earth-worker
The French girl's name Georgette is a feminine form of George, which means "farmer" or "earth-worker" in Greek. This name became popular in the 1940s. It's also the name of a type of fabric that is light and crinkled, named after its French inventor, Georgette de la Plante. Some famous figures named Georgette are Georgette Heyer, an English novelist, Georgette Leblanc, a French soprano, and Georgette Chen, a Singaporean painter. The name is also associated with Saint George, a Christian martyr who is the patron saint of England, Georgia, and many other countries. Georgette ticks all the boxes if you're looking for a classic and refined pick for your little one.
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