Comments for the name Ruarc

Comments for RUARC:

This name is pronounced RORK, like fork and pork. I've seen spelling variations of this name in real life, movies and literature. Most people spelled it Ruark, Roark or Roarke.
-- Anonymous User  8/18/2006
It would most likely be pronounced as "ROO-ark" or "RWARK" in Gaelic, rather than the corruption "RORK".
-- gaelruadh19  9/4/2006
No, it's definitely pronounced Rork. It's a second name, as in O'Ruarc.
-- Clodagh  10/27/2007
It is pronounced rOO-arc. It can sound like it rhymes with York when said fast to people unfamiliar with Gaelic, because the syllables slide into each other.
-- SeanAisteach  3/5/2009

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