When Frank Hewitt Horrocks was born in 1894, in Monton Green, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Samuel Charles Horrocks, was 36 and his mother, Ann Hewitt, was 27. He lived in Bolton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years.
perhaps a habitational name from a lost locality on the River Ribble called Hurroc, alluded to in Hurrocford (about 1330), now modern Horrocksford in Clitheroe (Lancashire). Hurroc- may be linked to modern northern English dialect hurrock ‘piled up heap of stones or rubbish’ but there is no evidence so far for a Middle English surname atte hurroke.
variant of Horwick (see Horwich ).