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What does Yorke mean?

Yorke Pronunciation of Yorke [yorke] as a name for boys is of Old English origin, and the name Yorke means "boar settlement; yew settlement". Yorke is a version of York (Old English): place name and surname.

Associated with: old english, yew (tree).


1 alternative form via York: Yorick.

Creative forms:
(male) Yorse, Yorte, ..

(female) Yorne, Yorte, ..

Middle name pairings:
Yorke Tayden (Y.T.), ..

How popular is Yorke?

Yorke is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#17884 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. York is the only popular variation form of Yorke (not ranked). Adoption of this relation of Yorke was common among parents during the years 1880-1889. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of York in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Yorke and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Berke, Bourke, Burke, Cooke, Dirke, Folke, Fowke, Locke, Parke, Roarke, Rorke, Rourke and Yorik. Like Yorke, these names are not commonly used.

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