Nock Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by an oak tree, from misdivision of Middle English atten oke ‘at the oak’. South German (also Nöck): from Tyrolean nock, nog ‘rounded hill’, ‘rock’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived by such a feature, or a nickname from the same word used in the sense ‘short and fat’.

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


Similar surnames: Rock, Lock, Knock, Hock, Mock, Beck, Dock, Bock, Tock, Noah

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Nock Family Origin

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Nock Family Occupations

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  • Do

    100%

In 1881, the most common Nock occupation in Canada was Do. 100% of Nock's were Dos.

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Nock Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, Nock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Nock in 1943 was 43, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nock

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