The name Yorik is a variant of the name Yorick and means “farmer.” It's of Dutch and English origin and is a variant of the names George and Jörg. Its most famous association is with the character Yorick, the court jester whose skull is famously discovered by Hamlet in William Shakespeare's play Hamlet. While it's not a very common name, its popularity has been influenced by its appearance in Shakespearean literature. Yorick van Wageningen is a Dutch actor who has appeared in films such as The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. If you want a name that has both a strong and classic old-style ring to it, Yorik could be a unique choice for baby.
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