Name
GENERAL

Name GENERAL

Between 1880 and 2019 there were 2,233 births of General in the countries below, which represents an average of 16 births of children bearing the first name General per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 1 birth.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom General   
In Italiano Nome General   


Information about the first name General

The first name General has been assigned to:
100.00% to boys
0.00% to girls
The country where the first name General is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 7 letters including 3 vowels and 4 consonants

Anagrams of the first name General

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of General : Erlange, Garleen, Garlene, Geralen, Gerlane, Lagrène, Raengel

General in Japanese *

Romajijeneraru
Katakanaジェネラル
Hiraganaじぇねらる
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
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General in sign language

General in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name General

US English
Etymology src :
  • From Middle English general, in turn from Anglo-Norman general, generall, Middle French general, and their source, Latin generālis, from genus (“class, kind”) + -ālis (“-al”).
Etymology src :
  • Capitalization of general.
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • General (uncountable)
  • (military) The military officer title
Etymology (Proper noun) src :
  • General
  • (informal, medicine) Short for General Hospital. or "X General Hospital" (where X is a stand-in for another part of the name), a common hospital name.
Adverb src :
  • general (not comparable)
  • (obsolete) In a general or collective manner or sense; in most cases; upon the whole.
Alternative forms src :
  • generall (chiefly archaic)
Anagrams src :
  • enlarge, gleaner, reangle
Pronunciation src :
  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈd͡ʒɛnɹəl/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈd͡ʒɛnəɹəl/
  • Hyphenation: gene‧ral, gen‧er‧al
Verb src :
  • general (third-person singular simple present generals, present participle generalling or generaling, simple past and past participle generalled or generaled)
  • To lead (soldiers) as a general.
Adjective (Antonyms) src :
  • (involving every part or member): particular, specific; see also Thesaurus:specific
  • (prevalent or widespread): abnormal, uncommon
Adjective (Related terms) src :
  • universal
  • common
Adjective (Synonyms) src :
  • (involving every part or member): broad, generic; see also Thesaurus:generic
  • (prevalent or widespread): typical; see also Thesaurus:common
Noun (Coordinate terms) src :
  • (insurance industry): health, life, pensions
Noun (See also) src :
  • hetman
Middle English
Etymology src :
  • From a mixture of Anglo-Norman general, Middle French general, and Latin generālis.
Adjective src :
  • general
  • universal, complete
  • comprehensive, wide-ranging
  • general, widely useable or applicable
  • common, widely present
Alternative forms src :
  • generall, generale
Noun src :
  • general (plural generals)
  • genus, class, group
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /dʒɛnəˈraːl/, /ˈdʒɛnəral/
Adjective (Descendants) src :
  • English: general
  • Scots: general
Old French
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from Latin generālis.
Adjective src :
  • general m (oblique and nominative feminine singular generale)
  • general (not limited in use or application; applicable to the whole or every member of a class or category)
Noun src :
  • general m (oblique plural generaus or generax or generals, nominative singular generaus or generax or generals, nominative plural general)
  • (military) general
Adjective (Descendants) src :
  • → English: general
  • French: général
General
Etymology src :
  • Ellipsis of General Hospital
Noun src :
  • general m (definite singular generalen, indefinite plural generaler, definite plural generalene)
  • (military) a general
ES Spanish
Etymology src :
Adjective src :
  • general (plural generales)
  • general
Noun src :
  • general m (plural generales, feminine generala, feminine plural generalas)
  • (military) general
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /xeneˈɾal/
PT Portuguese
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from Latin generālis. See also geral, from the same source.
Noun src :
  • general m (plural generais, feminine generala, feminine plural generalas)
  • (military) general
Pronunciation src :
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ʒe.neˈɾaʊ̯/
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ʒɨ.nɨˈɾaɫ/
  • Hyphenation: ge‧ne‧ral
Noun (Descendants) src :
  • → Tetum: jenerál
SE Swedish
Noun src :
  • general c
  • a general; a military title
  • an Air Chief Marshal
RO Romanian
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from French général, from Latin generālis.
Adjective src :
  • general m or n (feminine singular generală, masculine plural generali, feminine and neuter plural generale)
  • general
Noun src :
  • general m (plural generali)
  • general
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /d͡ʒe.neˈral/
DK Danish
Noun src :
  • general c (singular definite generalen, plural indefinite generaler)
  • general
DE German
Etymology src :
  • Partly via Middle High German general, partly via French général, from Latin generalis.
Noun src :
  • General m (genitive Generals or Generales, plural Generäle or Generale)
  • (military) general (officer in any general rank)
  • (military) general (officer in a specific general rank, usually the highest)
  • (Roman Catholicism) general (head of an order)
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˌɡe(ː).nəˈʁaːl/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˌɡɛ.nəˈʁaːl/ (alternatively in common speech)
  • Rhymes: -aːl
Noun (Derived terms) src :
  • Brigadegeneral
  • Generalfeldmarschall
  • Generalität
  • Generalleutnant
  • Generalmajor
  • Generaloberst
  • Ordensgeneral
NO Norwegian Nynorsk
Noun src :
  • general m (definite singular generalen, indefinite plural generalar, definite plural generalane)
  • (military) a general
NO Norwegian Bokmål
Noun (Derived terms) src :
  • generalguvernør
 

Popularity of the name General

Number of GENERAL births per year

Total births of General by country

Births with the first name General
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2019
2,231
0
ABAlberta
1980 - 2019
2
0

Total births of General by country (last available year)

Births with the first name General
Country
Boys
Girls
ABAlberta
2019
1
0

Comments on the name General

Personalities with the first name General

There is 1 personality with the first name General


Gigi Gryce
(George General Grice Jr.) src

United states of america
Bandleader Saxophonist Jazz musician Recording artist Composer Conductor



Film Actors and Actresses with the first name General

There are 16 actors and actresses with the first name General
General Fermon Judd Jr.
General Lodijensky
General S. James
General Blackery
General Duze
General Tioulong
General Sterling Price
General Bastard
General Von Pfuel
General Dil Agha
General Public
General Levy
General Trifilio Estevez
General Lee
General White
General March

Rankings of first name GENERAL by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#5549AB Alberta2019
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
No ranking of first name GENERAL (female) births over the last year available in each country






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