Jerk - Meaning of Jerk

What does Jerk mean?

[ 1 syll. jer(k), je-rk ] The baby boy name Jerk is pronounced as JHERK †. Jerk is primarily used in the Scandinavian language and it is of Old Norse origin. Jerk is a form of the English, French, and Scandinavian name Eric.

See also the related category scandinavian.

Jerk is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is not ranked within the top 1000 names. In 2018, within the group of boy names directly linked to Jerk, Eric was the most widely used.

Baby names that sound like Jerk include Jaric, Jeorg (German), Jerok (English), Jorje (Spanish), George (English), Georgs (Latvian), Tjark (Frisian), Jagraj (English and Indian), Jairus (English), Jara, Jarah, Jarick (English), Jarik, Jarra, Jarrah, Jarrek, Jarric, Jarrick (English), Jera, and Jereck (English).

† English pronunciation for Jerk: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)"



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