German: 1. (Schröck): variant of Schreck or Schrage. 2. (Schröck): habitational name from Schröck near Marburg. 3. possibly a habitational name from a place called Schrocko in eastern Germany, of Slavic origin. 4. of Slavic origin, from Sorbia sroka ‘magpie’ (bird), a nickname for someone who had some fancied similarity with the bird.