Gender Masculine & Feminine
Pronounced Pron. PUK(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Meaning unknown, from Old English puca. It could ultimately be of either Germanic or Celtic origin. In English legend this was the name of a mischievous spirit, also known as Robin Goodfellow. He appears in Shakespeare's play A Midsummer Night's Dream (1600). It is used in the Netherlands as mainly a feminine name.


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Entry updated February 4, 2020