58%Rating
add to your listSave
Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. YAWRK
  [key · IPA]

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".

Categories

Entry updated