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Type Surname (from location)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. YAWRK
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Meaning & History

From the name of the English city of York, which was originally called Eburacon (Latinized as Eboracum), meaning "yew" in Brythonic, but was altered by association with Old English Eoforwic, meaning "pig farm".

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Given Name DescendantYork(English)

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