Dock Family History
Dock Name Meaning
English and Scottish: variant of Duke . Norwegian: habitational name from a farm named Dokk from Old Norse dǫkk ‘hollow depression’. North German (Lower Saxony): possibly a metonymic occupational name for someone who worked in the cloth trade from Middle Low German dōk ‘fabric’. Walloon: nickname from dok ‘skilful subtle’. Walloon: variant of Docq a habitational name from a place named Docq in Hainaut Wallonia (Belgium).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press