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