Đorđević

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Đorđević
POL Pilzno COA.svg
Đorđe (Dorje) as shield of Pilzno, Poland.
Pronunciation d͡ʑɔ̝̌ːrd͡ʑe̞vit͡ɕ
Origin
Word/name Serbian
Meaning "son/descendant of the Holder"
Region of origin Former Yugoslavia
(Medieval Serbia)
Other names
Related names Dervan, Derwan, Derv, Der, Dier, DiGiorgio, Đorđe, Đorđić, Đorđev, Đurić, Đurović, Đurovski, Dzierzon, Dzierżon, Dzierżoń, Georgeson, Georgiev, Georgievski, Georgijevičius, Georgiou, Georgiopoulos, Georgopoulos, Gevorgyan, Gevorkyan, Georgescu, Gheorghescu, Gheorghiu, Giorgadze, Giorgashvili, Göransson, Györgyfi, Heorhiyenko, Jerzowicz, Jørgensen, Jorissen, Jürgensen, Jürgenson, Jurajić, Jurić, Kevorkian, MacDheòrsa, MacGeorge, Yurchenko, Yuryev

Đorđević (Serbian Cyrillic: Ђорђевић, pronounced [d͡ʑɔ̝̌ːrd͡ʑe̞vit͡ɕ]) is a Serbian surname, a patronymic derived from the given name Đorđe (from "držati" meaning to hold, to keep - compare Dorje, the symbol being held - as land holder, landowner also "George", from Ancient Greek Georgios meaning farmer. It is predominantly worn by ethnic Serbs, an Eastern Orthodox Christian people.

Đorđević is the fifth most frequent surname in Serbia.[1]

It may refer to:

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