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What does Burk mean?

Burk Pronunciation of Burk [burk] as a boys' name is an Old French name, and Burk means "from the fortified settlement". Burk is an alternate form of Burke (Old French): see also Berkeley.


Burk has 4 variants: Berk, Berke, Birk and Bourke.

Creative forms:
(male) Bury, Byrk, ..

(female) Bura, Buru, ..

Middle name pairings:
Burk Khaled (B.K.), ..

How popular is Burk?

Burk is a rare given name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#2215 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Burk was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its apex position of #1766 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Burk name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Burk outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Burke is the only other prominent varying form of Burk. Adoption of these forms of Burk was well-received among parents 2 years ago.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Burk, Burke in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Burk and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Bank, Bar, Barak, Bard, Barek, Bari, Barr, Bart, Beck, Berg, Berky, Berl, Bern, Bert, Bird, Birky, Borak, Borg, Born, Bourn, Bri, Brik, Brok, Buck, Bucky, Bud, Budd, Buel, Buhl, Burch, Burg, Burgh, Burket, Burl, Burle, Burn, Burne, Burns, Burr, Burt, Burtt, Burty, Buzz, Byrd, Byrn, Cork, Derk, Dirk, Dyrk, Jerk, Kerk, Kirk, Kyrk, Lark, Mark, Ruark, Turk and York. These names tend to be more commonly used than Burk.

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