Folke

Gender: Masculine
Origin: Swedish
Meaning: “people.”
(FOLE-keh)

The name is derived from the Old Norse element fulk meaning “people.” The name is currently rather trendy in Sweden. It was borne by Folke Bernadotte the count of Wisburg, a Swedish diplomat who was noted for his efforts in saving 31,000 prisoners from German Concentration camps. Its designated name day is July 14.