Meaning:Fortress; Strong protector
Birk is a boy’s name and surname of Germanic origin. It derives from the Old English word burh, which itself comes from the Germanic word burg, meaning “fortress.” As a surname, it originated as the Norman name de Burgh, and has many variants including Burke, Bourke, Burk, and more. Birk may also be a Scandinavian short form of the German name Burkhard, meaning “strong protector.” With its connotations of defence and protection, this name is sure to inspire baby to always look out for their loved ones.
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