Nock Family History
14-Day Free Trial
GIVE ME ACCESS
Nock Name Meaning
English: topographic name for someone who lived by an oak tree, from misdivision of Middle English atten oke ‘at the oak’. South German (also Nöck): from Tyrolean nock, nog ‘rounded hill’, ‘rock’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived by such a feature, or a nickname from the same word used in the sense ‘short and fat’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press