What does Brock mean?
Brock [brock] as a boys' name is pronounced brahk. It is of Middle English, Old English and Celtic origin, and the meaning of Brock is "badger-like". Transferred use of the surname.
Related boy name: Braxton.Creative forms:
(male) Burrck, Burrock, ..
(female) Brockia, Brori, .. Middle name pairings:
Brock Jett (B.J.), ..
How popular is Brock?
Brock is a somewhat popular first name for men (#701 out of 1220, Top 57%) and an even more popular last name for both adults and children (#502 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Brock for boys. Brock entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its peak position of #244 in the U.S. in 2003, and is currently at #449. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Braxton (#122 in recent rankings) and Broc are the popular alternative forms of Brock (#449 in recent rankings) rated in the Top 2000. These forms of Brock were favored less than a decade ago (average #846) and have remained as common to this day (#857, 2.5% less usage). Braxton is the most fashionable birth name here.
Brock is pronounced similarly to Breck, Brick, Brik, Brook and Brooke. Other recommended names are Arick, Barack, Beck, Black, Brice, Brockly (see Brockley), Brod, Brody, Bron, Bronco, Bronko, Brooks▲, Brose, Brown, Bruce▼, Bryce▲, Buck▼, Crock, Enock, Erick, Frick, Jock, Krock, Lock and Rock. These names tend to be less commonly used than Brock.See names in meaning and etymology.