Yorick Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name George:
Derived from the Greek geōrgos (earthworker, farmer), which is composed from the elements gē (earth) and ergein (to work).
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Often interpreted as a name created by Shakespeare from Jørg, a Scandinavian form of the name George.
An alternative suggestion is that Yorick may be derived from Jórvík, the Viking name for the British city of York.
- Famous real-life people named Yorick
Yorick van Wageningen, Dutch actor.
- Yorick in song, story & screen
Yorick, the deceased court jester in Shakespeare's play Hamlet.
Yorick Brown, the last man on Earth, in the graphic novel "Y: The Last Man"