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First published 1976 (SND Vol. X, list of Scottish personal names).
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GEORDIE. Also Geordy; Geordo (Ork. 1956 C. M. Costie Benjie's Bodle 206), Geordag(ie) (Cai. 1902 J. Horne Canny Countryside 128). Pet forms of George (Sc. c.1715 Jacobite Relics (1819) 91; Edb. 1776 Fergusson Poems (S.T.S.) II. 93; Ayr. 1795 Burns Election Day ix.; Fif. 1895 S. Tytler Macdonald Lass viii.; Per., Fif., Lth., Ayr. 1915–26 Wilson; Rxb. 1942 Zai 147). Gen.Sc. [′dʒordi]

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