Haddock Family History
Haddock Name Meaning
English:: variant of the Lancashire surname Haydock a habitational name from a place so called near Liverpool which is probably named from Welsh heiddog ‘characterized by barley’. from the Middle English personal name Addoc a pet form of Old English Æddi (itself perhaps derived from one of the names in ēad ‘wealth prosperity’) with prosthetic H-. from Middle English hadduc ‘haddock’ hence a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or fish seller or a nickname for someone supposedly resembling the fish.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press