[ 1 syll. doc, do-c ] The baby boy name Doc is pronounced as DahK †. Doc's language of origin is English and Welsh, and it is predominantly used in English. From English roots, its meaning is 'wise person'.
In addition, Doc is a form of the English, Gaelic, and Welsh Madoc.
Doc is an unusual baby name for boys. In 1900, 0.011% of baby boys were named Doc. It ranked at #587 then. The baby name has since steeply dropped in popularity, and is used only on a very modest scale now. Among all boy names in its group, Doc was nevertheless the most widely used in 2015.
Baby names that sound like Doc include Duc (Vietnamese), Duk, Dace (English), Dache, Dack (English), Dacks, Daeg, Dag (Scandinavian), Dagg, Dagge, Dak, Daksh (Indian), Das, Dash, Dashe, Dashee, Daug, Dauk, Dauke, and Dawes.
† Pronunciation for Doc: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)"
Details of famous persons named Doc:
Guitarist Doc Watson, born Arthel Lane Watson, 2 March 1923, Deep Gap, North Carolina.
Trumpeter Doc Severinsen, born Carl H. Severinsen, 7 July 1927, Arlington, Oregon.