Brock

Brock - A very unique male name



  May 28,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Brock, meaning badger, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1947 on position #1167. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Brock and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Brock? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Brock. The baby boy name Brock was given to 915 baby boys in 2012, ranking #332 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,794 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Brock peaked in popularity 14 years ago in 2003 on position 241.



Famous with this name

Brock
Timothy Brock
Brock Johnson


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Brock is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Brock is currently topping the baby name charts in Kansas at position #172 - and is the least popular in Massachusetts at position #655.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Brock is where you live.


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Brock origin and meaning

Brock is a 5 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means badger. To see famous people named Brock, pop culture references for the name Brock and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Brock

We've found the following names that sound similar to Brock, sorted by popularity.

Bruce / Bryce / Brooks / Brice / Boris / Brook / Baruch / Broc / Boruch / Briggs /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012332
2011324
2010305
2009299
2008278
2007262
2006261
2005260
2004245
2003241
2002264
2001279
2000268
1999273
1998278
1997293
1996295
1995311
1994326
1993329
1992300
1991294
1990257
1989316
1988319
1987290
1986266
1985285
1984330
1983381
1982405
1981363
1980295
1979283
1978335
1977294
1976288
1975306
1974525
1973672
1972646
1971627
1970604
1969676
1968690
1967631
1966573
1965582
1964581
1963715
1962858
1961965
19601205
19591024
19581258
19571105
19561005
1955979
19541319
19531121
1952910
19511311
19501376
19491155
1948858
19471167

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Kansas172
Louisiana181
West Virginia182
North Dakota186
Missouri191
Iowa198
Maine199
Wisconsin206
Idaho222
Montana226
Minnesota230
Indiana238
South Carolina238
Pennsylvania243
Utah250
Ohio265
Colorado269
Nebraska287
Michigan287
Kentucky291
Tennessee297
Hawaii297
Virginia326
Arkansas331
Texas347
North Carolina364
Oklahoma365
Washington371
Illinois374
New Mexico377
Georgia393
Maryland394
Nevada398
Oregon422
Florida429
Alabama439
Arizona441
Mississippi483
California547
New York642
Massachusetts655

Even more about Brock


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Brock a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Brock?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2003
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Brock
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 1,794
Letter count 5
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1947
2012 births +915

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