Shock Family History
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Shock Name Meaning
English: from Middle English schock, ‘shock’, ‘group of sheaves (of grain)’, either a metonymic occupational name for someone who arranged sheaves in a shock, or a descriptive nickname for someone whose hair stood up on end, thus resembling a shock of sheaves. Americanized spelling of German Schock.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Stock, Smock, Shuck, Spock, Sock, Hock, Chock, Rock, Nock, Krock