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Boy Names Ending with -ock

Ock ending baby names and what they mean, with 27 results. -ock names are used more often as masculine names. Adoption of these boy names was at its most widespread 15 years ago (ADOPTION OF 0.1%) and is now significantly reduced. Hock (TOP 4%) and Warnock (4%) are common -ock last names.

-ock names

Bannock - Pollock | Rock - Woodstock

Bannock - Pollock

Derived fr. Scottish, Gaelic words. "Unleavened oat bread." Uncommon. Compare Bannock with common -ck surnames Bonack (TOP 82%), Baack (22%).

Source fr. Old English language. "Broad-spreading oak." Unique. Braddock (cf. Brodryck) has the androgynous -ck suffix.


From Middle English, Old English, Celtic. "Badger-like." Used widely as a boys' name, Brock is similar to the conventional Bryce. See also Brook.

Var. of Cadogan. Based on Welsh word. "Battle glory." Not that popular as a baby name. See also Maddock.

From Old English element. Rather quaint as a baby name, Comstock is found more commonly as a surname.

Craddock, var. Cradock
Origin fr. Welsh element. "Love." Uncommon. Craddock, Cradock (compare Chadwyck) ends with the androgynous -ck.

Krock, Crock
Var. of Crockett. Based on Middle English word. "Crook." Not in Top 2000.

Var. of Darroch. Based on Irish element. "Strong; oak-hearted." Derock and Dorrock are creative variations. See also Derryck.

Form of Enoch. Origin fr. Hebrew element. "Experienced, profound." Enock is an irregularly used masculine name. See also Enos.

From Old Welsh. "River of alder trees." Garnock is seldom used as a children's name.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -ock names: Brock, Jock, Murdock

Hancock, var. Handcock
Root fr. Old English language. .. Bostonian patriot John Hancock was the .. Outside Top 2000.

Root fr. Scandinavian, Old Norse words. "Sea competition." Not Top 2000 name.

Derivative of Old English word. Film director Alfred Hitchcock. Hitchcock was not a Top birth name in 2018.


Form of John. From Hebrew word. "God is gracious." Somewhat popular as a baby name, Jock is similar to the conventional Jose. See also Rock.

Var. of Jacques. Source fr. French, Hebrew words. "He who supplants." Adoption of Jock was common among parents in the 1960s. See also Jacy.

Variant of Jacob (Hebrew) he who .. Somewhat popular as a birth name, Jock is comparable to the common Josh. See also Joos.

Var. of Locke. Derivative of Old English, Old German elements. "Woods; fortified place; pond." Lock, like the similar-sounding Luck, occurs more often as a surname. See also Rock.

Maddock, var. Madock
Stems fr. Welsh. "Charitable, benevolent." Maddock and Madock are seldom used as baby names.


Derivative of Scottish, Gaelic words. "Sea." Less common today. Murdock last appeared in the 1890s in the Top 2000.

Origin fr. Old English. Variant of Pollux .. Not in popularity charts.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -ock names for boys.

1. Bannock - Pollock
Bannock, Braddock, Brock, Cadogan [Caddock], Comstock, Craddock [Cradock], Crockett [Krock, Crock], Darroch [Darrock], Enoch [Enock], Garnock, Hancock [Handcock], Havelock, Hitchcock, John [Jock], Jacques [Jock], Jock, Locke [Lock], Maddock [Madock], Murdock, Pollock

Rocco [Rock], Rochester [Rock], Rock, Rocky [Rock], Sherlock [Shurlock], Whitlock, Woodstock

Usage comparison for -ock names