Type Surname (from occupation)
Usage German (Austrian)
Other Forms FormsZamlock, Zamlocke
Edit Status Status [contributor]
Altered, likely Americanized or Germanized, version of the Czech surname Zemlicka. Zemlicka derives from žemle, meaning "bread roll," and was a name given to bakers.The alternative spelling, Zamlocke, may in fact be the Americanized version of Zamloch. Persons with the surname include magician Anton Zamloch and baseball player Carl Zamloch.