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

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".

Related Names

Given Name DescendantYork(English)


Entry updated December 14, 2019