Bork Family History
Bork Name Meaning
East German: habitational name from either of two places so named in Pomerania and Lusatia or from Borek in Upper Saxony; all are named with Slavic bor (Sorbian bór) ‘pine conifer’. Sorbian (Bórk): from a pet form of the personal name Bórysław or any other name composed with the Old Slavic element bor ‘to fight’ (see Bora ). Sorbian (Bórk): nickname from Lower Sorbian bórk ‘boar’. North German and Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Burkhart . Danish: variant of Borck .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022