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What does Cork mean?

Cork Pronunciation of Cork as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Cork is "swamp, marsh". Place name. A seaport, city, and country in Ireland. Also form of Corcoran.


ASSOCIATED WITH irish, swamp (meadow)




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How popular is Cork?

Cork is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#11500 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Cork has yet to be recorded in the Top 2000 thus far. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Similar Names

Cork is alike in pronunciation to Kerk, Kirk and Kyrk. Other recommended sound-alike names are Berk, Birk, Burk, Card, Carl, Carr, Cary, Ceri, Chik, Ciro, Clark, Clerk, Cob, Cobb, Cobe, Cobi, Coby, Cody, Coe, Col, Cole, Coll, Colm, Colt, Como, Con, Conn, Cook, Cooke, Coop, Cope, Cor, Corby, Cord, Coree (see Corey), Coren, Corey, Corie, Corin, Corry, Cort, Corty, Cory, Coty, Court, Cowry, Cox, Coxe, Coy, Coye, Crock, Crook, Curt, Derk, Dirk, Dyrk, Jerk, Lark, Mark, Roark, Turk and York. These names tend to be more commonly used than Cork.

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