Klock Family History
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Klock Name Meaning
nickname from Middle Dutch or Low German cloec, clo(o)c ‘deft’, ‘skillful’, ‘clever’. habitational name from a house distinguished by the sign of a bell, Middle High German glocke, Middle Dutch clocke. In some instances this may also have been a metonymic occupational name for a bell maker or bell ringer. nickname from de Kloke ‘the wise one’, from Middle Low German kloke ‘wise person’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Glock, Lock, Block, Kock, Krock, Flock, Kruck, Rock, Slack, Stock