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What does Lock mean?

Lock Pronunciation of Lock [lock] as a boys' name. The meaning of the name Lock is "woods; fortified place; pond". Lock is an alternate spelling of Locke (Old English, Old German).

Associated with: woods (tree), pond (meadow).


Creative forms:
(male) Lick, Lockki, ..

(female) Locker, Lone, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lock Edward (L.E.), ..

How popular is Lock?

Lock is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#4935 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Lock has yet to make it into the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lock name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lock outside U.S.

Similar Names

Lock is alike in pronunciation to Laike, Lake, Lech, Luc, Luck and Luke. Other recommended names are Beck, Brock, Buck, Crock, Dack, Dick, Enock, Heck, Jack, Jock, Jorck, Krock, Lacko, Lacy, Lark, Link, Loeb, Loew, Loki, Lon, Long, Lonn, Lord, Lorn, Lot, Lou, Lowe, Loy, Loyd, Luce, Lucky, Mack, Mick, Nick, Rick, Rock, Tuck, Vick, Wick, Wyck and Zack. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lock.

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