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Updated June 9, 2019

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Middle English : Crook

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • German : habitational name for someone from the city of Kraków in Poland, from a shortened form of Kraker, a Silesian variant of German Krakauer.
  • Germanized variant of Polish Krok.
  • North German (also Kröck) : topographic name from Low German krock ‘crack’, ‘crevice’ (plural kröcke).
  • Dutch : nickname for someone with long, curly, or thick hair, from Middle Dutch crook, croke ‘curly locks’, ‘mop (of hair)’.
  • Jewish : variant spelling of Krok.

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