What does Rourke mean?
Rourke [rourke] 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.Creative forms:
(male) Rourrik, Rourve, ..
(female) Rourae, Rourca, .. Middle name pairings:
Rourke Marcellus (R.M.), ..
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. Demographics)
Displayed below is the birth name statistics of Rourke for boys. Rourke has yet to be recorded in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Rourke is alike in pronunciation to Ruark. Other suggested similar names are Berke, Bourke, Bourne, Burke, Clarke, Cooke, Dirke, Duke▲, Folke, Fowke, Fulke, Locke, Luke▲, Parke, Renke, Rike, Rikke, Roane, Robbie▼, Roche, Rock, Rocko, Rocky, Roddie, Rodge, Rodnee, Rodnie, Rodric, Rodrik, Rodryk (see Roderick), Roe, Roice, Rolfe, Rolle, Rollie▼, Rolphe, Rome, Ronnie▼, Roone, Roque, Rorey, Roric, Rorik, Rorric, Rorry, Rory▲, Roscoe▼, Rosse, Rothe, Roul, Rouvin, Rowe, Rowlee, Royale, Royce▲, Royle, Rube, Rudee, Rudie, Rune, Rurek, Rurik, Starke and Yorke. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rourke.