What does Pollock mean?

Definitions for Pollock
ˈpɒl əkpol·lock

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Pollock, Jackson Pollocknoun

    United States artist famous for painting with a drip technique; a leader of abstract expressionism in America (1912-1956)

  2. pollack, pollocknoun

    lean white flesh of North Atlantic fish; similar to codfish

  3. pollack, pollock, Pollachius pollachiusnoun

    important food and game fish of northern seas (especially the northern Atlantic); related to cod


  1. Pollocknoun

    A painting by Jackson Pollock.

  2. Etymology: From podlok.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Pollocknoun

    A kind of fish.

    The coast is plentifully stored with shellfish, sea-hedgehogs, scallops; and flat, as round, pilcherd, herring and pollock. Richard Carew, Survey of Cornwall.


  1. Pollock

    Pollock or pollack (pronounced ) is the common name used for either of the two species of North Atlantic marine fish in the genus Pollachius. Pollachius pollachius is referred to as pollock in North America, Ireland and the United Kingdom, while Pollachius virens is usually known as saithe or coley in Great Britain and Ireland (derived from the older name coalfish). Other names for P. pollachius include the Atlantic pollock, European pollock, lieu jaune, and lythe; while P. virens is also known as Boston blue (distinct from bluefish), silver bill, or saithe.


  1. pollock

    Pollock is a type of fish belonging to the family Gadidae and is commonly found in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. It is known for its white meat and mild taste, often used in fish and chips. It is also used widely in commercially prepared seafood products due to its low cost and abundance. In the art world, Pollock could also refer to Jackson Pollock, a well-known American abstract expressionist painter in the 20th century.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pollocknoun

    a marine gadoid fish (Pollachius carbonarius), native both of the European and American coasts. It is allied to the cod, and like it is salted and dried. In England it is called coalfish, lob, podley, podling, pollack, etc

  2. Etymology: [See Pollack.]


  1. Pollock

    Pollock is the common name used for either of the two species of marine fish in the Pollachius genus. Both P. pollachius and P. virens are commonly referred to as pollock. Other names for P. pollachius include the Atlantic pollock, European pollock, lieu jaune, and lythe; while P. virens is sometimes known as Boston blues, coalfish, silver bills or saithe.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Pollock is ranked #1543 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Pollock surname appeared 23,310 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 8 would have the surname Pollock.

    87% or 20,280 total occurrences were White.
    7.1% or 1,660 total occurrences were Black.
    3.1% or 737 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.4% or 340 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.6% or 159 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.5% or 135 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pollock in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pollock in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Pollock in a Sentence

  1. Dan Hare:

    We do not sell pollock through our food service channels.

  2. Pat Shanahan:

    The Chinese retaliatory tariffs have essentially closed the Chinese market for Genuine Alaska Pollock Producers pollock.

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