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Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. YAWRK
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Meaning & History

From a surname, which was derived from York, the name of a city in northern England. The city name was originally Eburacon, Latinized as Eboracum, meaning "yew" in Brythonic, but it was altered by association with Old English Eoforwic, meaning "pig farm".


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