Frequency: (2263)
(number of times this surname appears in a sample database of 88.7 million names, representing one third of the 1997 US population)

1. Dutch and English: from Middle Dutch stock ‘stump’, ‘stick’, Middle English stock ‘stump’, ‘stick’ (see Stock) + man ‘man’.

2. German (Stockmann): variant of Stocker 1 and 2.

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