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


Similar surnames: Rock, Brick, Beck, Block, Brook, Bock, Brack, Krock, Bruck, Bick

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Brock family was Farming. The most common Brock occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Brock's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brock.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    5%

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