Björk is an Icelandic and Swedish female name meaning “birch tree” via Old Norse bjǫrk (birch) via Proto-Germanic *berkō which ultimately derives from a PIE origin.
Björk (also spelled Bjork) is also a Swedish and Norwegian surname, a locational name for someone who lived near some birch trees.
Meaning: “birch tree”
Usage: Icelandic, Swedish
Pronunciation: b-yurk (Forvo)
- Bjørk (Norwegian, Danish, Faroese)
- Bjork (anglicized spelling of the name)
- Birkir (Icelandic)
- Bjarki (Icelandic)