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Gender: Male Origin of Jock: Scottish variation of Jack Meaning of Jack: English, diminutive of John, "God is gracious"

The name Jock is a boy's name of Scottish origin. Jock and is often added to lists like Crazy Nicknames for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Change two letters (5 names)".

From the experts:

This is a Scottish pet form of John, the equivalent of Jack in England. Has long been used as a generic name for a Scotsman, here it's a generic name for a--well--jock.

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Famous People Named Jock

John Henry 'Jock' Delves Broughton, British settler in Kenya
John "Jock" Stein, Scottish footballer
Graham Eric "Jock" Stirrup, Baron Stirrup, British RAF marshal and politician
Jock Gaynor, American actor, producer, and writer
Jock Mahoney (born Jacques Joseph O'Mahoney), American actor
Joc Russell Pederson, American baseball player

Pop Culture References for the name Jock

Jock, an athlete or someone who is athletic
Jock, a Scottish terrier from Disney's Lady and the Tramp

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