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Yorick

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Origin: Greek

Meaning: from Danish and Norwegian Jørg, a short form of Jørgen, from Jürgen, a Low German form of English name George derived from Greek name Georgios meaning "earthworker, farmer" from Greek elements ge (earth) and ergon (work).

Yorick is a character in Shakespeare's Hamlet; he is a dead court jester whose skull is dug up.


Variants:
  • Yorrick
  • Yoric 


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