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The name Nock is thought to come from the Middle English phrase "atten okes," meaning "at the oaks;" as such it was likely originally a name for someone who lived by some oak trees.

Nock Early Origins



The surname Nock was first found in Buckinghamshire where they held a family seat. This ancient Saxon name in derived from common usage from Atte en Oak, a place designation, which originated in those counties surrounding London known as the home counties. including Sussex, Essex, and others. By 1326 the name was well entrenched in that region and Richard Attenok is recording with estates in Buckingham in 1275, and was succeeded by Richard Noke.

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Nock Spelling Variations


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Nock Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Nokes, Noakes, Knoakes, Noke, Noak, Knoak, Noaks, Nokes, Knokes, Nowkes, Noekes and many more.

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Nock Early History


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Nock Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Nock research. Another 228 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1332, 1690, 1692, and 1737 are included under the topic Early Nock History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Nock Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Nock Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Nock Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Nock Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Thomas Nock, who arrived in New Hampshire in 1666
  • William Nock, who arrived in Maryland in 1670

Nock Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Charles Nock, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1874

Nock Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Nock, aged 38, a bricklayer, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Indus" in 1843
  • Maria Nock, aged 37, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Indus" in 1843
  • Maria Nock, aged 16, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Indus" in 1843
  • David Nock, aged 12, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Indus" in 1843
  • Mary Ann Nock, aged 9, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Indus" in 1843
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Nock (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Nock (post 1700)



  • Nicholas N. Nock, American Republican politician, Postmaster at Bel Air, Maryland, 1899-1904
  • Mary L. Nock, American Democrat politician, Member of Maryland State House of Delegates from Wicomico County, 1947-54; Member of Maryland State Senate, 1955-74; Candidate for Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1956

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    4. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    5. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    11. ...

    The Nock Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Nock Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 15 January 2016 at 12:33.

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