De Bock Family History

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De Bock Name Meaning

from de bok ‘the he-goat’, applied as a nickname for a man thought to resemble a he-goat, or, alternatively, a metonymic occupational name for a goatherd. Debrabandere suggests that the name is also possibly a patronymic from a personal name that was reinterpreted as bok ‘he-goat’, ‘buck’.

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

Similar surnames: De Block, De Brock, De Kok, De Boer, De Bono, De Backer, De Buhr

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De Bock Ethnicity Estimate

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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De Bock Family Origin

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De Bock Family Occupations

What did your De Bock ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common De Bock occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 100% of De Bock's were Cabinet Makers.

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  • Cabinet Maker


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De Bock Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name De Bock. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name De Bock. For the veterans among your De Bock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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De Bock Life Expectancy

What is the average De Bock lifespan?

Between 1979 and 1999, in the United States, De Bock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for De Bock in 1979 was 72, and 91 in 1999.

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