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Gender: Male Meaning of Brock: "badger" Origin of Brock: English Brock's Popularity in 2017: #521

The name Brock is a boy's name of English origin meaning "badger". Brock is ranked #521 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Cool Cowboy Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "How many ____s do you know?".

From the experts:

Brock is a rock solid name, with a touch of preppy sophistication. It ranked solidly in the 200s-300s from 1975 until 2014, but has since tumbled a bit.

Among Brocks who lived up to their name are Brock Peters (actually born George), who played Tom Robinson in To Kill a Mockingbird; Brock Pemberton, a founder of the Tony Awards; and Brock Chisholm, the first director-general of the World Health Organization.

Brock is the traditional name given to a badger in folk tales.

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Famous People Named Brock

Brock Peters (born George Fisher), American actor
Brock Bolen, American NFL football player
Brock Anthony "Xavier" Huard, American NFL football player
Brock Vincent Butler, son of American vlogger Shay Carl (Shaytards on YouTube)
Brock Lesnar, American professional wrestler, actor, and MMA fighter
Brockman "Brock" Adams, U.S. Senator from Washington State
Brock Kelly, American actor
Brock Turner, American convicted rapist

Pop Culture References for the name Brock

Brock Heart, character on TV's "Reba"
Brock Chancellor, character on American soap "The Young and the Restless"
Brock, rock-type gym leader and breeder in the "Pokemon" video game and TV show
Brock Steel, character on Canadian parody soap "Le coeur a ses raisons"
Brock Cantillo, Andrea's son on TV's "Breaking Bad"
Brock, character in video game "Skylanders'
Brock Harris, character on TV's "Girlfriends"
Brock Samson, character in animated series "The Venture Bros."
Brock Rumlow, aka Crossbones, Marvel villain
Brock Zero, a character in the Disney XD cartoon "Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero"

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