What does Rourke mean?
Rourke /rour-ke/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced RORK. It is of Irish origin. An ancient given name of uncertain origin, adopted as an Irish clan name.
Affiliated boy name: Roark.Kreatif forms: Rourkero, Rourro, Rourve. [more]
How popular is Rourke?
Rourke is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#8263 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Rourke for boys. Rourke has yet to be recorded in the Top 1000 so far. (2014 Birth Statistics)
A suggested similar baby name is Bourke. Like Rourke, this name is not commonly used.