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Chock Name Meaning

Possibly a variant of English Shock. Alternatively, perhaps an Americanized form of German Zschoche, Zschocke, habitational names from Zschochau, Zschokau, or Zschocken in Saxony, or Tschocke in Silesia, of Slavic origin.

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


Similar surnames: Check, Hock, Shock, Crock, Chuck, Chick, Shuck, Hick, Schrock, Rock

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Where is the Chock family from?

You can see how Chock families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Chock family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Chock families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Chock family living in Indiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Chock's in the USA. Indiana had the highest population of Chock families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Chock surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Chock ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Chock. 23% of Chock men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Chock women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Chock were Clerk and Seamstress.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    23%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Bookkeeper
    7%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    24%
  • Secretary
    8%
  • Packer
    8%
  • Seamstress
    8%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Chock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chock census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Chock. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Chock. For the veterans among your Chock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Chock lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Chock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Chock in 1951 was 67, and 74 in 2004.

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