Jock - boys name

Jock name popularity, meaning and origin

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Jock name meaning:

The name "Jock" is a masculine given name that is derived from the Scottish nickname for a young man or boy. It is a diminutive form of the name "John" or "Jacob." In Scottish culture, "Jock" is commonly used as a casual or familiar way of addressing or referring to a male individual, similar to "guy" or "dude" in English.

As a name, "Jock" often carries connotations of strength, athleticism, and masculinity. It is often associated with sports and is sometimes used to describe someone who is particularly skilled or dedicated to a specific sport. In this context, "Jock" can represent qualities such as competitiveness, physical prowess, and a love for physical activities. However, it is essential to note that the meaning and connotations of a name can vary depending on cultural and personal interpretations.

Origin: American

Short form of Jacob or John.

Related names

Jacob , Anschel, Anshel, Anshil, Ashu, Hamish , Jacobina, Jacquelin, Jacquelyn, Jacquetta.-Jacquet, Jake , Jakob , Jamesina, Jameson , Jamieson, Jayme , Jaymes, Jeb, Jem , Jemmy, Jimmie , Jock, Rachael , Yacoub , Jago

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