Noecker Family History
Noecker Name Meaning
South German and Dutch: from the Germanic personal name Notker (Notger), composed of the elements not ‘battle throng’ + gar, ger ‘spear’. North German: nickname for a complainer, from Low German nöckern ‘to moan or grumble’. South German (Nöcker): topographic name from Tyrolean nock, nogg ‘(rounded) hill’, ‘rock’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press