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Gender: Male Meaning of Locke: "fortified place" Origin of Locke: English

The name Locke is a boy's name of English origin meaning "fortified place". Locke and is often added to lists like TV Character Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "NSRN Family".

From the experts:

Stylishly strong, supermasculine one-syllable name.

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Famous People Named Locke

John Locke, English philosopher
Locke McLaughlin, son of comedian Rhett McLaughlin

Pop Culture References for the name Locke

Locke Cole, treasure hunter in video game "Final Fantasy VI"
Locke Lamora, main character in The Gentleman Bastard series by Scott Lynch
Locke, pseudonym of Peter Wiggin in novels by Orson Scott Card
Locke the Echidna, character in the Sonic the Hedgehog comic books
Chōjin Locke, main character in manga "Locke the Superman"
Locke Vinetti, main character in Christopher Krovatin's "Venomous"
John Locke, character on TV's "Lost"
Locke, character in Holly Black's "The Cruel Prince"

Locker, Loch, Lockwood, Lock


Stephen Malkmus Says:


Pretty sure it's pronounced how it looks - like the actual word "Lock" as in lock and key. Lawk

Chatelaine Says:


Anyone know how to pronounce this? Lohk & Lohki (like Loki from Marvel) are the only ideas I’ve got.