First name origin & meaning:
English: From the yard of tree stumps
First name variations: Stockerd, Stockyrd
Last name origins & meanings:
- Scottish: occupational name for a trumpeter, Gaelic
stocaire, an agent derivative of stoc ‘Gaelic trumpet’.
The name is borne by a sept of the McFarlanes.
- Dutch: nickname from a derivative of Middle Dutch stoken,
stocken ‘to attack or knock with a stick’.
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