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  1. Brocknoun

    transferred from the surname.

  2. brocknoun

    a male badger.

  3. brockverb

    to taunt

  4. Brocknoun

    An English and Scottish surname, a variant of Brook, or originally a nickname for someone thought to resemble a badger ).

  5. Brocknoun

    A male given name transferred from the surname.

    "I suppose you," she said, "were named for General Clive." "I was. And my father was named for General Brock." "General Brock?" she asked, mystified. "General Isaac Brock, you know. The Battle of Queenston Heights, where we defeated the Americans." Her puzzled expression showed that she had not heard of the occasion. Young Busby was shocked.

  6. Etymology: From broc, itself from a source akin to Irish broc, Welsh broch, Cornish brogh.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Brocknoun

    A badger.

    Etymology: broc, Saxon.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Brocknoun

    a badger

  2. Brocknoun

    a brocket


  1. Brock

    Brock, known in Japan as Takeshi, is a video game character in the Pokémon franchise. In the Pokémon video games, he is the Gym Leader of Pewter City and mainly uses Rock-type Pokémon. In the anime series, he left his position as a Gym Leader to travel alongside Ash Ketchum and become a revered Pokémon Breeder. He later cultivates his skill in medicine. As of the latest Japanese episode, Brock is at Pewter City to train to be a Pokémon Doctor. He has also appeared in several Pokémon manga series, including Pokémon Adventures and the Ash & Pikachu manga.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Brock

    brok, n. a badger—hence, from the smell, a dirty, stinking fellow.—adj. Brocked (Scot.), variegated, having a mixture of black and white. [From the Celt., as in Gael. broc, a badger, which is from Gael. breac, speckled.]

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. BROCK

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Brock is ranked #546 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Brock surname appeared 61,369 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 21 would have the surname Brock.

    83% or 50,955 total occurrences were White.
    11.7% or 7,205 total occurrences were Black.
    2% or 1,240 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.9% or 1,215 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.7% or 466 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.4% or 282 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Brock in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Brock in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Brock in a Sentence

  1. Lou Brock:

    I am disappointed that I won’t be able to make the event, jackie (Brock’s wife) and I appreciate the prayers and support we have received from our many friends and fans in the Cardinals community. We count ourselves blessed that I am receiving the best possible medical treatment and we look forward to seeing many more Cardinals World Series championships in the future.

  2. David Brock:

    We take the concerns board member David Brock raises seriously and are working to address them. i'm open to returning to the board and I share their desire to find a way to move forward.

  3. Mark Leibovich:

    The really depressing thing about her and Clinton World is you look at Trump and you look at her and you say, 'OK, it's apples to oranges. This person is prepared. She's experienced. She knows the world.' ... And then you wake up November whatever and Hillary Clinton is the next president and, you know, a lot of America is feeling good that, you know, this menace has been left at the door, and then you wake up and you see, you know, Sid Blumenthal and Mark Penn and, you know, David Brock lining up to become senior advisers to the president. And you're like, 'Oh, this is what we're all feeling good about?'.

  4. Gable Steveson:

    I've been on WWE since I was really young, i was on guys like Brock Lesnar and Paul Heyman for a very long time. So growing up watching them, me being an entertainer on the wrestling mat, it just felt like it was the right choice.

  5. Rick Perry:

    We’ve got some really great people … like [director] Brock Long over at FEMA, the administration is being very focused on making sure the state has everything it needs.

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