Shock Name Meaning

English: from Middle English schock, ‘shock’, ‘group of sheaves (of grain)’, either a metonymic occupational name for someone who arranged sheaves in a shock, or a descriptive nickname for someone whose hair stood up on end, thus resembling a shock of sheaves. Americanized spelling of German Schock.

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


Similar surnames: Stock, Smock, Shuck, Spock, Sock, Hock, Chock, Rock, Nock, Krock

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Shock Family Origin

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Shock Family Occupations

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  • Cap Manufacturer (Hatter)

    20%
  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Coach Painter

    20%
  • Shoemaker

    20%

In 1881, the most common Shock occupation in the UK was Cap Manufacturer (Hatter). 20% of Shock's were Cap Manufacturer (Hatter)s. A less common occupation for the Shock family was Shoemaker. Cap Manufacturer (Hatter), Carpenter and Coach Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shock.

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Shock Historical Records

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Shock Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Shock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Shock in 1950 was 36, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shock

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