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  • Aaron N. Brock, Jr (1812 - 1905)
    From the 1850 federal census, Aaron Brock lived with his wife and children at Clay County, Kentucky. The family at the time consisted of:* Head Aaron Brock 38 * Wife Barbary Brock 27 * Daughter Nancy B...
  • Aaron "Totsuwha-Chief Red Bird" Brock (1721 - 1820)
    Some researchers believe him to be Chief Red Bird for which the Red Bird River in Clay and Leslie Counties are named. Aaron Cutsawah would be his American Indian name if this is the case as there are s...
  • Aaron Brock (1758 - 1811)
    Seen as son of Aaron "Totsuwha-Chief Red Bird" Brock without supporting evidence. See as partner of Rhoda Sizemore without supporting evidence This refers to the first Brock’s SON:
  • Aaron Howard Brock (1786 - 1866)
  • Aaron Howard Brock (1786 - bef.1899)
    Brock received two land grants. The first was in 1823 for 50 acres on Wallins Creek, when it was in Knox Co., KY. The second was in 1836 for 100 acres on Laurel Branch, Harlan Co., KY.Date of Aaron's d...

About the Brock surname

Brock Name Meaning English, Scottish, and North German: variant of Brook.

English, Scottish, and Scandinavian: nickname for a person supposedly resembling a badger, Middle English broc(k) (Old English brocc) and Danish brok (a word of Celtic origin; compare Welsh broch, Cornish brogh, Irish broc). In the Middle Ages badgers were regarded as unpleasant creatures.

English: nickname from Old French broque, brock ‘young stag’.

Dutch: from a personal name, a short form of Brockaert.

South German: nickname for a stout and strong man from Middle High German brocke ‘lump’, ‘piece’.

Jewish (Ashkenazic): probably an acronymic family name from Jewish Aramaic bar- or Hebrew ben- ‘son of’, and the first letter of each part of a Yiddish double male personal name. Compare Brill. Jewish (from Poland): habitational name from Brok, a place in Poland.