Names That Mean Birch

  1. Björk
    • Origin:

      Icelandic
    • Meaning:

      "birch tree"
    • Description:

      Destined to remain a one-person name -- in this country anyway.
  2. Birch
    • Origin:

      English, German, Danish, and Swedish surname and tree name
    • Meaning:

      "dweller in the birch wood"
    • Description:

      One of the rarer tree names, Birch evokes imagery of the beautiful paper-white bark tree.

      Although a unisex name, the most notable people named Birch are men, such as Indiana senator Birch Evans Bayh Jr.

      Birch trees are very symbolic in many cultures. In Russia, birch trees are emblematic of grace, beauty, and strength. In Celtic culture, birch trees represent growth, stability, and adaptability.

  3. Urki
    • Origin:

      Basque
    • Meaning:

      "birch tree"
    • Description:

      This botanical name is not as attractive as several other versions of the tree including Birch and Berkeley.
  4. Ritva
    • Origin:

      Finnish
    • Meaning:

      "birch branch"
    • Description:

      Ritva is a Finnish name last trendy in the 1940s, starting to make a comeback today.
  5. Bjarki
    • Origin:

      Masculine variation of Björk, Icelandic
    • Meaning:

      "birch tree"
    • Description:

      One of the few masculine names derived from a feminine name, in this case, Bjork.
  6. Birkir
    • Origin:

      Icelandic
    • Meaning:

      "birch"
    • Description:

      An Icelandic nature name derived from the word for birch tree, birki. It currently ranks in Iceland's Top 25 for boys.
  7. Birkett
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "birch coastland"
    • Description:

      Birch or even Burke is better.
  8. Bjork
    • Origin:

      Icelandic
    • Meaning:

      "birch tree"
    • Description:

      Associated with the mononymic Icelandic singer and her iconic swan dress.
  9. Waskway
    • Origin:

      Cree
    • Meaning:

      "birch tree"