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


Similar surnames: Rock, Lock, Knock, Hock, Mock, Beck, Dock, Bock, Tock, Noah

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Nock Family Origin

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Nock Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Tailor

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nock. A less common occupation for the Nock family was Tailor. The most common Nock occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Nock's were Farmers.

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Nock Historical Records

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Nock Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Nock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Nock in 1943 was 43, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nock

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