Kirk

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Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

English name

Transferred use of the Scottish surname meaning 'church'

Scottish kirk via Old Norse kirkja, Proto-Germanic *kirika of Greek origin [1]

Related Names

Kirk Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Kirk
Genitive: Kirks
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Kirk
Genitive: Kirkin
Partitive: Kirkiä
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Kirk
Genitive: Kirks

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Period of Usage

Statistics

Sources: [2] [3] [4] [5]

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Kirk.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  2. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  3. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  4. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  5. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi