Sock Name Meaning

German: of uncertain origin. Perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a shoemaker (of light, slipperlike shoes), from Middle High German socke ‘sock’; East German from a Slavic personal name Sock. Compare Sokol.

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


Similar surnames: Socks, Hock, Sack, Rock, Lock, Dock, Stock, Mock, Bock, Tock

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Sock Family Origin

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Sock Family Occupations

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  • Cooper

    57%
  • Cooper & Fisher

    14%
  • Cooper & Hunter

    14%
  • Hunter

    14%

In 1881, the most common Sock occupation in Canada was Cooper. 57% of Sock's were Coopers. Cooper, Cooper & Fisher and Cooper & Hunter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sock. A less common occupation for the Sock family was Hunter.

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Sock Historical Records

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Sock Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2003, Sock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Sock in 1951 was 47, and 76 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sock

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