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Updated June 9, 2019

Boy name origins & meanings

  • German : Castle

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • North German : variant of Birk 2.
  • Perhaps a shortened form of any of various Danish and Norwegian surnames beginning with Birke-, for example Birkeland and Birkelund (‘birch grove’).
  • Swedish : ornamental name from birk ‘birch’.

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