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What does Yorick mean?

Yorick Pronunciation of Yorick [yorick] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Yorick is "farmer". Related to George and Yuri. Literary: in Shakespeare's play "Hamlet", Hamlet mutters to a skull, "Alas! Poor Yorick".

Related boy name: York.

Associated with: old english, farmer.


9 alternative forms via George, Yuri: Jorck, Joris, Jurik, Yorgos, Yorik, Yuri, Yurii, Yurik and Yuriy.

Creative forms:
(male) Yurick, ..

(female) Yoricki, ..

Middle name pairings:
Yorick Teagan (Y.T.), ..

How popular is Yorick?

Yorick is an uncommonly occurring first name for males and an equivalently uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. George (#136 in recent rankings), York and Yuri are the popular related forms of Yorick (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Yorick was more pronounced 135 years ago (average #1041) and is now significantly reduced (#1378, 96%), with the version George becoming less stylish. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of George, York, Yuri in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Yorick is alike in pronunciation to Aaric, Aeric, Aerick, Aerrick, Aric, Arick, Arik, Arreck, Arric, Arrick, Eirik, Eric, Erich, Erick, Erik, Erric, Errick, Orric, Orrick, Warick, Warrick, Warwick and Yorrick. Other suggested similar names are Alarick, Alerick, Alrick, Barrick, Breck, Brick, Brock, Carrick, Chick, Cormack, Cormick, Corrick, Darick, Darrick, Dedrick, Dereck, Derick, Deryck, Dierick, Eddrick, Edrick, Eldrick, Frick, Goderick, Godrick, Goodrick, Herrick, Jedrick, Jerack (see Jerrick), Jereck, Jerick, Jock, Kenrick, Kerrick, Morice, Moricz, Myrick, Osrick, Patrick, Rodrick, Roric, Rorick, Rorik, Sedrick, Tarick, Ulrick, Varick, Varrick, Wick, Yannick, Yorath and Yorke. These names tend to be more frequently used than Yorick.

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