Nock Family History

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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 Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Nock name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Nock. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    43%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    20%

  • Germanic Europe

    7%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    5%

  • Benin/Togo

    3%

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Nock Family Origin

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Nock Family Occupations

What did your Nock ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Tailor

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Nock ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Nock Historical Records

What Nock family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Nock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nock census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Nock. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Nock. For the veterans among your Nock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nock Life Expectancy

What is the average Nock lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nock

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nock ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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