Glock Family History
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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 ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Klock, Lock, Flock, Block, Gluck, Rock, Stock, Plock, Hock, Plack