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Origin and Meaning of Glock

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  • A user from Maryland, United States says the name Glock is of German origin and means ""Glock Name Meaning German: from Middle High German (Old High German glocka, apparently ultimately from a Celtic source), hence a topographic name for someone who lived by the bell tower of a church, a habitational name from a house distinguished by the sign of a bell, or a metonymic occupational name for a sexton (who among other duties was responsible for ringing the church bell) or a town crier (who used a handbell to draw attention). Source: Dictionary of American Family Names (C)2013, Oxford University Press"".
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  1. A surname​ of German origin.
  2. A handgun made by the Glock company.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Glock

Gaston Glock is an engineer. Gaston was born on July 19th, 1929 in Vienna.


Timo Glock is a racing driver for the BMW M. Timo was born on March 18th, 1982 in Lindenfels.


William was born on May 3rd, 1908. He died on June 28th, 2000.


Charles Y. Glock is a in the fields of sociology and sociology of religion. Charles was born on October 17th, 1919 in The Bronx.


Hans-Johann was born on February 20th, 1960.


Albert was born on September 14th, 1925. He passed away on January 19th, 1992.


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Popularity of Glock as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Glock U.S.
  White 95.91% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.50% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.20% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.50% 16.26%

Of Last Name Glock

People with the last name Glock are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Glock

  • How Popular is the name Glock? As a last name Glock was the 24,822nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Glock? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Glock was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Glock: Your name in reverse order is Kcolg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Olkgc. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Glock? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,003 people with the last name Glock.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Glock? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Glock as their last name since less than 1 person in 294k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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