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Georgian name generator

This name generator will give you 10 random Georgian names and surnames.

Georgia is a country on the border of East Europe and West Asia, situated south of Russia and East of the Black Sea. It has a population of less than 4 million, over a quarter of which lives in the capital city Tbilisi.

Their naming structure is fairly similar to most Western systems, as they have a given name and a surname in that order. But the surname is often a patronymic based name. A suffix is added to the father's name, which is often altered slightly, and the result is the surname. Many suffixes are related to ethnicity and location, but 2 more common suffixes are 'shvili', meaning 'child of', and 'dze', meaning 'son of'.
As far as I can tell this system isn't really used anymore, but the old names did stick. There are many Georgian women with a surname ending in the 'dze' suffix for example, which is similar to how names like 'Johnson' stuck as surnames in English speaking countries.

To start, simply click on the button to generate 10 random names. Don't like the names? Simply click again to get 10 new random names.

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