Stocker - Anglicised Surnames in Ireland
|Author||Padraig Mac Giolla-Domhnaigh|
|Source||Some Anglicised Surnames in Ireland|
Stocker—This name is a shortened anglicised form of M'Instocker and McStocker in Scotland and Ulster; in Gaelic Mac an Stocaire, from Stoc, a Gaelic Trumpet; hence stocaire, trumpeter, a McFarlane sept. The name is also anglicised Stafford in Ulster.