Meaning and Origin of: Bork

Family name origins & meanings

  • Eastern German : habitational name from either of two places so named, in Pomerania and Lausitz, or from Borek in Upper Saxony; all are named with Slavic bor- ‘pine’, ‘conifer’.
  • German : patronymic from a pet form of a Slavic personal name such asBoroslaw (see Boris).
  • Dutch : shortened form of Van der Borck, a variant of Vandenburg.
  • Danish : from a German variant of Borck.