Nock Family History

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Nock Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by an oak tree, from misdivision of Middle English atten oke ‘at the oak’. South German (also Nöck): from Tyrolean nock, nog ‘rounded hill’, ‘rock’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived by such a feature, or a nickname from the same word used in the sense ‘short and fat’.

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

Similar surnames: Rock, Lock, Knock, Hock, Mock, Beck, Dock, Bock, Tock, Noah

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Nock Family Origin

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Nock Family Occupations

What did your Nock ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Nock. 2% of Nock men worked as a General Labourer and 50% of Nock women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nock were Carpenter and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Incapacitated
  • Retired
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Unpaid Domestic Duti
  • Domestic Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Nock Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Nock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nock census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Nock. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Nock. For the veterans among your Nock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nock Life Expectancy

What is the average Nock lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Nock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Nock in 1943 was 43, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nock

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nock ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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