Rock Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived near a notable crag or outcrop, from Middle English rokke ‘rock’ (see Roach), or a habitational name from a place named with this word, as for example Rock in Northumberland. English: variant of Roke (see Rokes 1). English: metonymic occupational name for a spinner or a maker of distaffs, from Middle English rok ‘distaff’ (from Old Norse rokkr or Middle Dutch rocke or an unattested Old English cognate). German: from a short form of the personal name Rocco (see Roche 3). German: metonymic occupational name for a tailor, from Middle High German rok, roc ‘skirt’, ‘gown’. German (Röck): variant of Roche 3.

List of People with Surname Rock

According to our database, there are a total of 10,381 people with the surname Rock. Among these people surnamed Rock, there are about 883 unique names, with an average of 11 people who have the same name. David Rock, Mary Rock and Richard Rock are the top three most popular names from the list of people surnamed Rock, with 295, 236 and 200 people respectively.

Moreover, we found that New York has the largest number of people surnamed Rock, with a total of 1,008 people, and there are a total of 416 unique names among these people. California is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Rock, with a total of 794 people and an average of 333 unique names.