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Tock Name Meaning

English (mainly Lincolnshire): variant of Tooke . German: from a short form of the ancient Germanic personal name Theodicho formed with ancient Germanic theud ‘people race’. Compare Dietrich . Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a turner from Yiddish tok ‘turner's lathe’ (see Tokar ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Rock, Tack, Stock, Hock, Lock, Dock, Bick, Mock, Tuck, Beck

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Where is the Tock family from?

You can see how Tock families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tock family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tock families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 2 Tock families living in New York. This was about 67% of all the recorded Tock's in USA. New York had the highest population of Tock families in 1840.
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What did your Tock ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Tock. 31% of Tock men worked as a Laborer and 23% of Tock women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tock were Machinist and Housework. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Foreman
  • Farmer
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Clerk
  • Cook
  • Housework
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Tock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tock census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 795 immigration records available for the last name Tock. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Tock. For the veterans among your Tock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tock lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Tock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Tock in 1963 was 68, and 69 in 2004.

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