Krock Family History
Krock Name Meaning
German: habitational name for someone from the city of Kraków in Poland, from a shortened form of Kraker, a Silesian variant of German Krakauer. Germanized variant of Polish Krok. North German (also Kröck): topographic name from Low German krock ‘crack’, ‘crevice’ (plural kröcke). Dutch: nickname for someone with long, curly, or thick hair, from Middle Dutch crook, croke ‘curly locks’, ‘mop (of hair)’. Jewish: variant spelling of Krok.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press