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Gender: Male Origin of Doc: English word name

The name Doc is a boy's name . Doc and is often added to lists like Middle Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Teenberries!".

From the experts:

A boy with this name is certain to be bombarded with "What's up, doc?" every day of his life. Even Doctor would be preferable.

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Famous People Named Doc

Arthel Lane "Doc" Watson, American musician
Larramie "Doc" Shaw, American actor
James "Doc" Hayman, son of actress Annie Potts
Carl Hilding "Doc" Severinsen, American pop and jazz trumpeter
John Henry "Doc" Holliday, figure from the Old West, a gunman and gambler who was part of the legendary shootout at the O.K. Corral.

Pop Culture References for the name Doc

Emmett Lathrop "Doc" Brown, character in the Back to the Future series
Dr. Clint "Doc" Cassidy, main character on TV's "Doc"
Doc Boy Arbuckle, character in the Garfield series
Josiah Gordon "Doc" Scurlock, character in movie "Young Guns"
Doc, two characters in the G.I. Joe series
Doc, character on TV's "Fraggle Rock"
Monte "Doc" Parker, character on TV's "Third Watch"
Frank "Doc" DuFresne, character on web series "Red vs. Blue"
Doc Tanner, character in the Deathlands series
Doc, character in manga/anime "Hellsing"
Doc Holliday, character on Wynonna Earp


MaryKathryn Says:


Doc Shaw - a former Disney star seemed to wear this name well, but I always thought it was a weird nickname for his full name Larramie.

RoddyThlayli Says:


Just when you thought Doctor couldn't get any worse.