Meaning name Burk



Meaning name Burk
From the Germanic word burg, meaning "castle, fort, protection." Used as a short form of longer names containing the same element.
Burbuqe - Albanian name meaning "bud; sprout."
Burgundy - English name derived from the wine name, from the name of a place in France which got its name from Latin Burgundiones, literally meaning "highlanders." May also sometimes be given as a color name.
Burim - Albanian name meaning "fountain; the source."
Burke - Variant spelling of German Burk, meaning "castle, fort, protection."
Burkhard - German name composed of the elements burg "castle, fort, protection" and hard "brave, strong," hence "strong protection."
Burney - Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Biorna "son of Biorna," hence "bear."
Burt - Short form of English Burton, meaning "fortified settlement."
Burton - English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements burh "fortress, protection" and tun "enclosure, settlement," hence "fortified settlement."
Buru - African Shona name meaning "bull."