Georgina

August 5, 2014 § 2 Comments

ORIGIN:
Like “Georgiana“, one of the many feminine variants of “George“.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Geena, Gena, Georgeanne, Georgette, Georgia, Georgiana, Georgie, Georgine, Gigi, Gina, Giorgia, Giorgina, etc.

REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
– Georgina Frederica, Lady Fitz-Willis, one of the “best” society dames to befriend Becky through Lord Steyne’s patronage, in Vanity Fair, by William Makepeace Thackeray (published in 1847-48, but set in the 1810s-20s).

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