Hock Family History
Hock Name Meaning
German (Bavaria; Höck): topographic name for someone living by a hedge, from a dialect variant of Heck 2. German: occupational name from Middle High German hocke ‘street trader’. South German form of Haack 2. Dutch: from a short form of a Germanic name with the first element hugi ‘mind’, ‘thought’ (e.g. Hugh, Hubert). Dutch: habitational or topographic name, a variant of Hoek. Jewish (Ashkenazic): when not of the same origin as 2 above, from a short form of the personal name Isaac.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press