What does York mean?
York [york] as a boys' name is pronounced york. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of York is "boar settlement; yew settlement". Place name and surname. Also used as a title (Duke of York) in the English royal family for several hundred years.
(male) Yerk, Yurk, ..
(female) Yora, Yorka, .. Middle name pairings:
York Xander (Y.X.), ..
How popular is York?
York is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#596 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
York reached its top position of #1120 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not listed currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Berk, Birk, Burk, Cork, Derk, Dirk▼, Dyrk, Jerk, Kerk, Kirk▼, Kyrk, Lark, Mark▼, Roark, Turk, Ygor, Yoel, Yorik, Yuri, Yurik, Yury and Yvor. These names tend to be more frequently used than York.See names in meaning and etymology.