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What does Brock mean?

Brock Pronunciation of 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.


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, surname


VARIANTS Broc, Brocke, Brok

SEE ALSO Braxton

(male) Braock, ..

(female) Brola, ..

Brock Avion (B.A.), ..

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)

Brock entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its peak position of #244 in the U.S. in 2003, and is currently at #548. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Braxton (#130 IN RECENT RANKINGS) and Broc are the popular alternative forms of Brock (#548) 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 (#892, 9.1% LESS USAGE). Braxton is the most fashionable birth name here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Brock, Braxton, Broc in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Brock, Braxton outside U.S.

Similar Names

Brock is pronounced similarly to Breck, Brick, Brik, Brook and Brooke. Other recommended sound-alike 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.

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