What does Kirk mean?
Kirk [kirk] as a boys' name is pronounced kerk. It is of Old Norse and Old German origin, and the meaning of Kirk is "church". In Scotland, "kirk" is used as a word meaning "church". Actor Kirk Douglas.
(male) Kark, Kurk, ..
(female) Kini, Kiris, .. Middle name pairings:
Kirk Archie (K.A.), ..
How popular is Kirk?
Kirk is a very popular first name for males (#288 out of 1220, Top 24%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#582 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Kirk reached its top position of #146 in the U.S. in the 1960s, and is currently at #1692. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. The only other popular varying form of Kirk (#1692 last year) is Kirkland. These forms of Kirk were popular during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.1%) and are now significantly less common, with the version Kirk becoming less stylish.
Kirk▼ is pronounced similarly to Cork. Other suggested similar names are Berk, Birk, Burk, Derk, Dirk▼, Dyrk, Jerk, Kaird, Kairn, Kari, Karl▼, Karr, Keir, Ker, Kern, Kerr, Kian▲, Kibo, Kidd, Kile, Kim▼, Kimo, King▲, Kip▼, Kipp, Kiran, Kirby▼, Kiril, Kirkby, Kirkly (see Kirkley), Kit, Kitt, Kord, Kori, Kort, Kory▼, Kurt▼, Lark, Mark▼, Turk and York. These names tend to be less commonly used than Kirk.See names in meaning and etymology.