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"BROCK. Local. There is a Brock in East Renfrewshire. Henry Brok had provision of a canonry and prebend of Dunkeld in 1328 (Pap. Lett., n, p. 285). David Broik was tenant of the croft of Twa Half Dawis [davochs] alias Petslawis Croft, Ardmanoch, 1504, and Alexander Brok was tenant of the Castletoun, Ardmanoch, in the same year (ER., xn, p. 660 0661). Thomas Broik and Alexander Broik appear as tenants of Casteltoune, Ardmanoch, 1539 (ibid., xvn, p. 680). William Brok was witness in Glasgow, 1554 (Protocols, i), Robert Brok appears in Tillearblit, parish of Naver, 1611 (Brechin), Christian Brock in Dunfubert, parish of Edzell, 1625 (St. Andrews), and Walter Brock, burgess of Glasgow, 1619 (Burgesses). Joannes Brock in parish of Kinkell, 1663 (Retours, Aberdeen, 370). The name was common in Edinburgh after 1609 (Edinb. Man.). "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)

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Some Famous People with the surname of Brock

Wikipedia Major-General Sir Isaac Brock KB (6 October 1769 ? 13 October 1812) was a British Army officer and administrator.
Wikipedia Peter Geoffrey Brock AM (26 February 1945 ? 8 September 2006) otherwise known as "Peter Perfect", "The King of the Mountain" or simply as "Brocky" was one of Australia's best-known and most successful motor racing drivers.
Wikipedia David Brock (born November 2, 1962) is an American journalist and author and the founder of Media Matters for America.
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Wikipedia William Emerson "Bill" Brock III (born November 23, 1930) is a former Republican United States senator from Tennessee, having served from 1971 to 1977.
Wikipedia Stephen Ray Brock (born October 23, 1990) is an American pop singer.
Wikipedia Sir Thomas Brock KCB RA (March 1, 1847 ? August 22, 1922) was an English sculptor.
Wikipedia Lawrence Brock (August 16, 1906 ? August 28, 1968) was a Nebraska Democratic politician.
Wikipedia Raheem Fukwan Brock (born June 10, 1978 in Newark, New Jersey) is an American football player who currently plays Defensive End for the Indianapolis Colts.
Wikipedia Ralph "Dieter" Brock (born February 12, 1951, in Birmingham, Alabama), is a former Canadian Football League quarterback who spent most of his career with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and led the league in passing for four years.
Wikipedia Charley Brock (March 15, 1916 - May, 1987) was an American football center.
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Wikipedia Gregory "Greg" Allen Brock (born June 14, 1957) is a retired baseball player who played for 10 seasons in Major League Baseball.
Wikipedia Kevin Brock (born 9 September, 1962, in Bicester, Oxfordshire) is an English non-league Football manager, currently working as Manager at Ardley UnitedPlaying career.
Wikipedia Tony Brock was born in Poole, Dorset, England, on 31 March 1954.
Wikipedia Chad Brock (born July 31, 1963 in Ocala, Florida) is an American country music artist and disc jockey.
Wikipedia Stanley James Brock (born June 8, 1958 in Portland, Oregon) is an American football coach and the former head coach of the United States Military Academy (Army) college football program.
Wikipedia Stuart Brock (born 29 September 1976) is an English footballer, currently playing as a goalkeeper for Hednesford Town in the UniBond Premier League.
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Wikipedia Peter Anthony Brock (born July 14, 1954 in Portland, Oregon, USA) was a center and guard who played twelve professional seasons with the National Football League's New England Patriots.
Wikipedia James Lewis Brock (December 9, 1917 ? May 7, 1989) was an American football player.
Wikipedia Neal Du Brock directed the world-premieres of many important plays including Edward Albee's Box (play) and Lanford Wilson's Lemon Sky (starring Christopher Walken and Charles Durning).
Wikipedia Matthew Lee Brock (born January 14, 1966 in Ogden, Utah) is a former American football player who played defensive end in the National Football League.
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Wikipedia Frederick Brock (born 1901 in Huddersfield) was a former professional footballer, who played for Huddersfield Town.
Wikipedia Russell Claude Brock, Baron Brock of Wimbledon (24 Oct 1903 ? ? ? 3 Sep 1980) was a leading British chest and heart surgeon and one of the pioneers of modern open-heart surgery.
Wikipedia Joey Brock (born September 20, 1988 in Arnhem) is a Dutch footballer who currently plays as midfielder for NEC Nijmegen.
Wikipedia King Brock (born Kingsley Dawson Brock on February 3, 1912 in Pasadena, California), was a WPA artist.
Wikipedia Paul Brock is an Irish button accordionist born in Athlone now residing in Ennis.
Wikipedia Thomas Dale Brock (born September 10, 1926) is an American microbiologist known for his discovery of hyperthermophiles living in hot springs at Yellowstone National Park.
Wikipedia Geoff Brock is a South Australian politician, representing the seat of Frome in the South Australian House of Assembly as an Independent, after a shock win at the 2009 Frome state by-election, defeating the Liberal candidate Terry Boylan.
Wikipedia Phillip Brock (born January 17, 1982 in New Orleans, Louisiana) is a professional Canadian and Arena football wide receiver who is currently a free agent.
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Wikipedia David Brock is an American leader in the Community of Christ.

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