Dubroc Family History
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Dubroc Name Meaning
nickname, probably for a person with a prickly temperament, from Old French broc ‘point’, ‘spur’ (of Gaulish origin). The word has many other meanings—‘pointed weapon for stabbing’, ‘deer’s antler’, ‘needle’, ‘spit’, ‘jug with a pointed handle’, ‘spiny vegetation’, etc.—and any of these senses may also have contributed to the surname, which may equally well have been a topographic name. nickname from Breton broc’h ‘badger’ (see Brock 2).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press