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.Kreatif forms: Babrock, Brockba, Brockna. [more]
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 1960-1969 and reached its peak position of #244 in the U.S. in 2003, and is currently at #417. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Braxton (#121 2 years ago) is the only other popular alternative form of Brock (#417 2 years ago) rated in the Top 1000. These forms of Brock were favored in 2012 (average #230) and are almost as common today (#269, 5% less). Brock has been the most recognizable form, although Braxton appears to be getting popular too. Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Brock and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Brock▲ is pronounced similarly to Breck, Brick, Brik, Brook▼ and Brooke. Other recommended similar baby names are Barack, Brice▼, Brooks▲, Brose, Bruce▼, Bryce▲, Crock and Krock. These names tend to be less commonly used than Brock.