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What does Birch mean?

Birch Pronunciation of Birch as a boys' name is pronounced berch. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Birch is "bright, shining; the birch tree". A nature name and surname. Common in the 19th century.

ASSOCIATED WITH old english, tree, surname, 19th century


VARIANTS Birk, Burch

(male) Birgh, ..

(female) Birchi, ..

Birch Harlem (B.H.), ..

How popular is Birch?

Birch is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#2807 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Birch has not been recorded in the list so far. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Birch name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Arch, Barth, Baruch, Beach, Beech, Bergh, Binh, Bird, Biren, Birky, Birly, Birny (see Birney), Biron, Boruch, Burgh, Butch, Fitch, Hirsch, Larch, March, Mitch, Rich and Ritch. These names tend to be more commonly used than Birch.

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