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What does Rurek mean?

Rurek Pronunciation of Rurek [rurek] as a name for boys is an Old German name, and the meaning of Rurek is "famous power". Rurek is a version of Roderick (Old German): Germanic name from hrod "fame".

Associated with: famous, power.


Rurek has 3 variants: Roric, Rorick and Rurik.

4 more related forms via Roderick: Rodrik, Rodryk, Rory and Ruy.

Creative forms:
(male) Rorek, Royrek, ..

(female) Rure, Rurick, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rurek Jayden (R.J.), ..

How popular is Rurek?

Rurek is an unusual first name for men. Rurek is also an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Rurek (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 are Roderick (#1066 in 2015) and Rory (#378). These forms of Rurek were favored 6 decades ago (adoption of 0.07%) and are almost as common today (adoption 0.05%, 21% less), but with the form Roderick becoming less fashionable. Rory is the most trendy birth name among these. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Roderick, Rory in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rory outside U.S.

Similar Names

Rurek is pronounced similarly to Rorik. Other suggested similar names are Arek, Barek, Darek, Derek, Erek, Garek, Gerek, Jarek, Jerek, Jurek, Marek, Mirek, Radek, Rorey, Ruark, Rube, Ruben, Rudee, Rudey, Ruel, Rune, Tarek and Zarek. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rurek.

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