Brock Name Meaning & Origin

Brock

Pronunciation: BRAHK (key)

Origin of the name Brock:

Transferred use of the surname which is of several derivations. It is from the Old English brocc (badger), from the Old English broque, brocke (a young deer), and from the Old English brōc (brook, stream). (brahk)

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Comments and insights on the name Brock: | Edit

Brock Turner made the name infamous in 2016 when he raped a girl and was given a light sentence. National outrage erupted.

My husband's name is Brock. People react well to the name and often comment that they envision a strong man when they hear it. It is uncommon enough to be unique, but sounds established enough to avoid seeming trendy.

Personal experiences with the name Brock: | Edit

I had a bully in my old primary school called Brock. He used to torment me and threaten to bash me up. Fast forward a few years into the future and he never returns my Facebook requests.

Nicknames for Brock: | Edit

Broccoli, Rock, Rocky, Brocky, Brock-O, Brock-Man, Brockie

Meanings and history of the name Brock: | Edit

My husban was given his name Brock b/c it was his mothers, mothers (his grandmother) surname

Famous real-life people named Brock: | Edit

Brock Osweiler, football quarterback; formerly of Arizona State University, now with the Denver Broncos.

Brock Butler. more commonly known as "Rocktard," the fourth child of Shay and Colette of the Shaytards family on Youtube

Brock Turner, the Stanford Rapist (2016)

Brock Nelson, professional ice hockey player (New York Islanders)

Brock in song, story & screen: | Edit

Brock is a character in the Pokemon franchise - Ash's friend. Brock is a good cook and wants to be a Pokemon breeder.

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