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Brock Family History

Brock Name Meaning
English, Scottish, and North German: variant of Brook.English, Scottish, and Scandinavian: nickname for a person supposedly resembling a badger, Middle English broc(k) (Old English brocc) and Danish brok (a word of Celtic origin; compare Welsh broch, Cornish brogh, Irish broc). In the Middle Ages badgers were regarded as unpleasant creatures.English: nickname from Old French broque, brock ‘young stag’.Dutch: from a personal name, a short form of Brockaert .South German: nickname for a stout and strong man from Middle High German brocke ‘lump’, ‘piece’.Jewish (Ashkenazic): probably an acronymic family name from Jewish Aramaic bar- or Hebrew ben- ‘son of’, and the first letter of each part of a Yiddish double male personal name. Compare Brill.Jewish (from Poland): habitational name from Brok, a place in Poland.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Name Distribution of Brock Families

  • Number of Brock families
     218 - 434
     73 - 217
     1 - 72
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Brock families
     286 - 569
     96 - 285
     1 - 95
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Brock families
     125 - 247
     42 - 124
     1 - 41
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Brock Family Origin

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Brock Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Brock

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Brock Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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