Bullock Family History and Background

Surnames Derivation: An Old English name taken from the word 'bullok' or 'bulluca'which refers to a bull calf.

Thought to derived from a nickname which was given to someone with similar attributes of a young bull calf. May have also been an occupational name for someone who looked after bull calves.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Bullock Surname Statistics


Top Professions for the Bullock family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 305
Female Servant 201
Independent 134
Labourer 108
Farmer 105
Male Servant 100
Ag Labourer 56
Shoe Maker 49
Blacksmith 28
Tailor 23
Carpenter 23
Dress Maker 22
Weaver 20
Butcher 18
Pupil 17
Servant 17
Collier 17
Cotton Weaver 17
Silk Weaver 17
Gardener 16
Apprentice 16
Coal Miner Miner Miner 15
Cotton Spinner 13
Porter 13
Potter 11

Bullock Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Bullock 100% 71,282
2 Ballock 86% 729
3 Bulloch 86% 338
4 Bullick 86% 251
5 Bullack 86% 243
6 Bulock 86% 240
7 Bullocke 88% 186
8 Bollock 86% 140

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The surname Bullock is the most popular version of all its varients

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