Last name origins & meanings:
- South German and Dutch: from the Germanic personal name
Notker (Notger), composed of the elements not
‘battle throng’ + gār, gēr ‘spear’.
- North German: nickname for
a complainer, from Low German nöckern ‘to moan or
- South German (Nöcker): topographic name from
Tyrolean nock, nogg ‘(rounded) hill’, ‘rock’.
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