Name Element BERKŌ

Type Word

Meaning & History

Germanic word meaning "birch tree" [1][2].

Related Items

Other Languages & Culturesbeorc(Anglo-Saxon) birka(Old High German) bjǫrk(Old Norse)
Given Name DescendantsBirkir, Bjarki, Björk(Icelandic)
Surname DescendantBjörk(Swedish)

Sources & References

  1. Kroonen, Guus. Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic. Brill, 2013, page 61.
  2. Orel, Vladimir. A Handbook of Germanic Etymology. Brill, 2003, page 43.
Entry added December 7, 2022