Last name origins & meanings:

  1. German: nickname for a man with some fancied resemblance to a he-goat, Middle High German boc, or a habitational name from a house distinguished by the sign of a goat.
  2. Altered spelling of German Böck (see Boeck) or Bach.
  3. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Bock ‘he-goat’.
  4. English: variant of Buck.
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