Other Origin(s):Latin
Meaning:Wild boar settlement; Yew tree; from the yew settlement; Of York, England
Help baby find their place in the world with the name Yorke. This gender-neutral name has Old English and Latin roots, typically spelled York. Coming from the Latin word eboracum, it translates to “yew tree” or “from the yew settlement,” making it a great choice to encourage baby’s tree-hugging roots. If you want to give baby a name with a fiercer edge, Yorke can also come from the Old English word Eoforwīc, meaning “wild boar settlement.” This can also be a great choice if baby’s family has connections to the city of York, England. Whether your little one grows up to explore the historic Shambles or find and create their own hometown, Yorke an serve as their guiding beacon.
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