Brock - Meaning of Brock
[ 1 syll. broc(k), br-o-ck ] The baby boy name Brock is pronounced BRaaK †. Brock's language of origin is Old English, and it is predominantly used in English and Irish. The first name is derived from the surname. The surname could be of the Old English brocc, cognate with the Celtic 'broch', or else it could be a variation of the surname Brook or Brooks. In traditional children's and folk tales, this was the name of a badger. The form Broc has been used as a first name in Ireland since the Middle Ages.
The origin and meaning of the name Brock is inherited by all variant forms.
See also the related form, the English and Irish Braxton.
Brock is a fairly popular baby name for boys. The name grew in popularity from the 1950s up to the 2000s. At the modest peak of its usage in 2003, 0.066% of baby boys were named Brock. It ranked at #242 then. The baby name has since experienced a drop in popularity. In 2018, it ranked at #548 with a usage of 0.026%. Out of the group of boy names directly related to Brock, Braxton was the most frequently used. It was used 6 times more than Brock in 2018.
† Pronunciation for Brock: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)"