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Kerk

What does Kerk mean?

Kerk Pronunciation of Kerk [kerk] as a name for boys. Kerk means "church". Kerk is a variant form of Kirk (Old Norse, Old German): in Scotland.

Variations

Kerk has 1 variant: Kyrk.

Creative forms:
(male) Keerk, Kerkky, ..

(female) Kerkka, Kerkke, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kerk Laken (K.L.), ..

How popular is Kerk?

Kerk is a rare first name for males but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#118236 out of 150436, Top 79%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Kirk (#1692 in recent rankings) is the only popular variation form of Kerk (unlisted). This relation of Kerk was favored as a baby name in the 1960s (#146) and is now significantly less conventional, with Kirk becoming somewhat dated. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kirk in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kerk is pronounced similarly to Cork. Other suggested similar names are Berk, Birk, Burk, Clerk, Derk, Dirk, Dyrk, Jerk, Kari, Karl, Karr, Kean, Kearn, Keary, Keen, Keer, Kees, Keh, Keir, Keld, Kell, Kemp, Ken, Kenn, Kenrik, Kent, Keoki, Keon, Ker, Kerby, Kerem, Kern, Kerr, Kerry, Key, Keye, Keys, Kord, Kori, Kort, Kory, Kurt, Lark, Mark, Turk and York. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kerk.

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