There are several location that have some form of the surname Brock. It is a variation of the term brook in the English, Scottish and German language. The Old English term ‘brocc’ referred to a badger, a young deer or a brook. In the Middle High German language the term ‘brocke’ was a piece or lump and eventually referred to a stout and strong male in German. The Brock surname can also be spelled Brok, Brocke and Broc. In Scotland the lower central region have many with the Brock surname. In England the southwestern counties of Cornwell, Devon, Somerset and then into Glamorgan in Wales are where many with the Brock name reside. The U. S. states with many Brock families include Texas, Georgia, South Carolina, New York, Ohio, Missouri, Alabama, Tennessee, Indian, Kentucky, Illinois and Missouri. Famous: Edwin Brock (English poet), Lou Brock (professional baseball player), Russell Brock (pioneer in open heart surgery), Calvin Brock (professional boxer), Stevie Brock (singer) and Thomas Brock (sculptor from England).