Stock Name Meaning

English: probably for the most part a topographic name for someone who lived near the trunk or stump of a large tree, Middle English stocke (Old English stocc). In some cases the reference may be to a primitive foot-bridge over a stream consisting of a felled tree trunk. Some early examples without prepositions may point to a nickname for a stout, stocky man or a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of punishment stocks. German: from Middle German stoc ‘tree’, ‘tree stump’, hence a topographic name equivalent to 1, but sometimes also a nickname for an impolite or obstinate person. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Stock ‘stick’, ‘pole’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Stock Family Origin

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Stock Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stock. The most common Stock occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Stock's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Stock family was Carpenter.

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Stock Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Stock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Stock in 1944 was 28, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stock

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