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Brock boy

First name origin & meaning:

Old English: Badger

First name variations: Braxton, Brocton, Broc, Brockley, Brockleah, Brocleigh, Brockly, Brocke, Brockett, Brok, Broque

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English, Scottish, and North German: variant of Brook.
  2. English, Scottish, and Scandinavian: nickname for a person supposedly resembling a badger, Middle English broc(k) (Old English brocc) and Danish brok (a word of Celtic origin; compare Welsh broch, Cornish brogh, Irish broc). In the Middle Ages badgers were regarded as unpleasant creatures.
  3. English: nickname from Old French broque, brock ‘young stag’.
  4. Dutch: from a personal name, a short form of Brockaert .
  5. South German: nickname for a stout and strong man from Middle High German brocke ‘lump’, ‘piece’.
  6. Jewish (Ashkenazic): probably an acronymic family name from Jewish Aramaic bar- or Hebrew ben- ‘son of’, and the first letter of each part of a Yiddish double male personal name. Compare Brill.
  7. Jewish (from Poland): habitational name from Brok, a place in Poland.

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