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Brock

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Brock

"Brock" is a name of English origin, and it means "Badger". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Brock
A badger.

Etymology: AS. broc, fr. W. broch; akin to Ir. & Gael. broc, Corn. & Armor. broch; cf. Ir. & Gael. breac speckled

noun Brock
A brocket.

Etymology: See Brocket

Wiktionary
  1. An English and Scottish surname​, a variant of Brook, or originally a nickname for someone thought to resemble a badger ( Middle English broc(k)).
  2. A male given name transferred from the surname.

Brock was also found in the following language(s): Central Franconian

Notable Persons Named Brock

Brock Lesnar is a professional wrestler, mixed martial artist, american football player, professional wrestling, and mixed martial arts. He was most active from 2000 to 2007. Brock was given the name Brock Edward Lesnar on July 12th, 1977 in Webster, South Dakota, United States.

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Brock Osweiler is a football player for the Denver Broncos. Brock was born on November 22nd, 1990 in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.

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Brock Peters was an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1949 to 2005. Brock was given the name George Fisher on July 2nd, 1927 in Harlem, New York, U.S. He left this life on August 23rd, 2005.

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Brock Pierce is a director of the bitcoin foundation, former child actor, entrepreneurship, director (business), child actor, entrepreneur, directorof thebitcoin foundation, and formerchild actor. He was most active from 1992 to 1997. Brock was born on November 14th, 1980 in Minnesota, U.S.

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Brock Huard is a football player for the Seattle Seahawks and Indianapolis Colts. Brock was born on April 15th, 1976 in Seattle.

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Brock Holt is an athlete for the Boston Red Sox. Brock was born on June 11th, 1988 in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Brock

Kelly Le Brock is an actor, supermodel, and actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1976 to 2007. Kelly was born on March 24th, 1960 in New York, New York, U.S. Kelly is also known as Kelly LeBrock.

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David Brock is a political operative and author. David was born on November 2nd, 1962 in Washington, D.C., United States.

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Eddie Brock is a comics character.

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Isaac Brock is an indie rock, indie folk, punk rock, and experimental music musician. He plays Guitar, Ukulele, Piano, Banjo, and Vocals. His career lasted from 1993 to 1993. Isaac was given the name Isaac Kristofer Brock on July 9th, 1975 in Helena, Montana.

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Peter Brock was a racing driver. Peter was born on February 26th, 1945 in Epworth Hospital. He breathed his last breath on September 8th, 2006.

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Lou Brock is a baseball player. Lou was born on June 18th, 1939 in El Dorado, Arkansas.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1914 8 0 8
1920 5 0 5
1921 6 0 6
1924 6 0 6
1925 5 0 5
1927 7 0 7
1930 10 0 10
1931 7 0 7
1932 9 0 9
1933 16 0 16
1934 9 0 9
1935 7 0 7
1937 9 0 9
1938 9 0 9
1939 8 0 8
1940 9 0 9
1942 11 0 11
1943 13 0 13
1944 12 0 12
1945 10 0 10
1946 11 0 11
1947 51 0 51
1948 85 0 85
1949 39 0 39
1950 37 0 37
1951 47 0 47
1952 53 0 53
1953 47 0 47
1954 51 0 51
1955 54 0 54
1956 68 0 68
1957 63 0 63
1958 49 0 49
1959 62 0 62
1960 62 0 62
1961 82 0 82
1962 93 0 93
1963 120 0 120
1964 188 0 188
1965 188 0 188
1966 164 0 164
1967 145 0 145
1968 128 0 128
1969 143 0 143
1970 193 0 193
1971 177 0 177
1972 176 0 176
1973 150 0 150
1974 241 0 241
1975 625 6 619
1976 654 7 647
1977 653 0 653
1978 517 0 517
1979 714 7 707
1980 692 5 687
1981 486 0 486
1982 437 7 430
1983 442 5 437
1984 569 0 569
1985 716 5 711
1986 818 0 818
1987 733 0 733
1988 688 6 682
1989 768 5 763
1990 1,045 5 1,040
1991 867 0 867
1992 874 0 874
1993 760 0 760
1994 769 6 763
1995 851 0 851
1996 887 0 887
1997 945 0 945
1998 1,027 0 1,027
1999 1,092 0 1,092
2000 1,219 0 1,219
2001 1,097 6 1,091
2002 1,190 0 1,190
2003 1,377 0 1,377
2004 1,349 0 1,349
2005 1,264 5 1,259
2006 1,311 0 1,311
2007 1,326 0 1,326
2008 1,228 0 1,228
2009 1,085 0 1,085
2010 1,039 0 1,039
2011 962 0 962
2012 936 0 936
2013 774 0 774
2014 747 0 747
2015 678 0 678
2016 684 0 684

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Brock U.S.
  White 83.03% 64.26%
  African American 11.74% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.46% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.76% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.98% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.02% 16.26%

Of Last Name Brock

People with the last name Brock are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Brock

  • How Popular is the name Brock? Brock is the 1,140th most popular name of all time. As a last name Brock was the 546th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Brock have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 40,038 babies born with the first name Brock in the United States. That's more than enough people named Brock to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Brock? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Brock first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Brock is Thursday, March 5th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Brock born? The highest recorded use of the first name Brock was in 2003 with a total of 1,377 babies. That's a lot of babies named Brock!
  • Random Brock Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Brock ranks 86th in popularity as a baby boy's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 17 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Brock: Your name in reverse order is Kcorb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rkbco. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Brock? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 61,369 people with the last name Brock.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Brock? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 21 of them will have Brock as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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