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What does Yorick mean?

Yorick Pronunciation of 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". Also form of York.


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, farmer


ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA GEORGE, YURI Jorck, Joris, Jurik, Yorgos, Yorik, Yuri, Yurii, Yurik, Yuriy



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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?

George (#127 IN RECENT RANKINGS), York and Yuri (#1856) are the popular related forms of Yorick (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Yorick was more pronounced 138 years ago (AVERAGE #1041) and is now significantly reduced (#1327, 96%), with the version George becoming less stylish. (2018 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-sounding 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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