society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs. Literally translated, the word "schoche" or "schock" in its mediaeval context could mean either "hay stack" or "three score old."
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of this family name include: Schocken, Schoechle, Schoechlin, Schoch, Schoech, Schochen, Shocken and many more.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Joshua Schoch, who came to Carolina in 1734; Georg Christoph Schoch arrived in Philadelphia in 1743; as did Jacob Schoch in 1750; and Anthony Schoch in 1767.