Bock Name Meaning

German: nickname for a man with some fancied resemblance to a he-goat, Middle High German boc, or a habitational name from a house distinguished by the sign of a goat. Altered spelling of German Böck (see Boeck) or Bach. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Bock ‘he-goat’. English: variant of Buck.

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


Similar surnames: Buck, Beck, Brock, Bick, Back, Hock, Block, Rock, Bok, Book

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Bock Family Origin

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Bock Family Occupations

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  • Banking Clerk

    5%
  • Colonial Merct

    5%
  • Commercial Clerk

    5%
  • Farm Labourer

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bock family was Farm Labourer. Banking Clerk, Colonial Merct and Commercial Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bock. The most common Bock occupation in the UK was Banking Clerk. 5% of Bock's were Banking Clerks.

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Bock Historical Records

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Bock Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Bock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Bock in 1945 was 38, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bock

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