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Roark meaning and name origin

Roark \ro(a)-rk\ as a boy's name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Roark is "champion". Also possibly from an Old English expression meaning "rock" that was given as a surname to people living close to a remarkable outcropping of stone. Literary: Howard Roark is the protagonist in Ayn Rand's influential novel "The Fountainhead". Actor Mickey Rourke.

Roark has 4 variant forms: Roarke, Rorke, Rourke and Ruark.

A suggested similar baby name is Rorik.

Popularity of Roark

Roark is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1914 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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