Stork Family History
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Stork Name Meaning
English: from Middle English stork ‘stork’, hence a nickname for a thin man with long legs, or perhaps occasionally a habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by the sign of a stork. In Yorkshire, where the name is most frequent, it may be a habitational name from a place so named (now known as Storkhill), near Beverley. North German: nickname for someone thought to resemble a stork, Middle Low German stork. German: habitational name from a place so named in Hesse.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Stock, Storm, Turk, Stark, Stoop, Stirk, Torr, Starr, Storr, Storch