Stork Family History
Stork Name Meaning
North German and Dutch: nickname for someone thought to resemble a stork Middle Low German Middle Dutch stork. German: habitational name from a place so named in Hesse. English: habitational name from Storkhill in Beverley (East Yorkshire). The placename may derive from Old Norse stork ‘dried up land drained land’. English: nickname probably for a thin man with long legs from Middle English storc ‘stork’. Czech and Slovak (Štork): variant of Štark ‘strong brave’ (see Stark ).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press