Bloch


Bloch

Bloch is a surname.

1. German and Swedish: Variant of Block
2. Danish: from Blok, hence a nickname for a large lumpish person, or from German "Block"

3. Jewish (Ashkenazic): regional name for someone in Eastern Europe originating from Italy or France, from Polish "Wloch" meaning "Italian" (originally "stranger from the South").
Bloch may refer to:
*Albert Bloch (18821961), American painter
*Alfred Bloch, French footballer
*André Bloch (mathematician) (1893-1948), French mathematician
*Andy Bloch (born 1969), American poker player
*Arthur Bloch (born 1948), American writer
*Augustyn Bloch (1929-2006), Polish composer and organist
*Avraham Yitzchak Bloch (1891-1941), Lithuanian rabbi
*Bernard Bloch (1907-1965), American linguist
*Bernard Bloch (actor), French actor
*Carl Heinrich Bloch, (1834-1890), Danish painter
*Claude C. Bloch (1878-1967), American naval admiral
*Débora Bloch (born 1963), Brazilian actress
*Denise Bloch (died 1945), French Resistance member
*Eduard Bloch (1872-1945), Austrian physician and family doctor of Adolf Hitler from 1903 to 1907
*Emanuel Hirsch Bloch (1902-1954), American lawyer
*Ernest Bloch (1880-1959), American composer
*Ernst Bloch (1885-1977), German philosopher
*Erich Bloch (born 1925), American electrical engineer and administrator
*Felix Bloch (1905-1983), American physicist
*Felix Bloch (diplomatic officer) (born 1935), American diplomat accused of spying for the Soviets
*Hans Glad Bloch (1791-1865), Norwegian politician
*Heinz P. Bloch, American mechanical engineer
*Henry W. Bloch (born 1922), American businessman
*Herbert Bloch (1911-2006), German archaeologist and epigrapher
*Isaac Bloch, French rabbi
*Ivan Bloch (1836-1902), Polish banker and warfare expert
*Iwan Bloch (1872-1922), Berlin dermatologist
*Jean-Richard Bloch (1884-1947), French writer
*Josef Samuel Bloch (1850-1923), Austrian rabbi
*Joshua Bloch, American software engineer
*Jules Bloch (1880-1953), French linguist
*Julia Chang Bloch (born 1942), American diplomat
*Konrad Emil Bloch (1912-2000), American biochemist
*Kurt Bloch (born 1960), American musician
*Lucienne Bloch (1909-1999), American photographer
*Marc Bloch (1886-1944), French historian
*Marcel Bloch (1892-1986), French aircraft industrialist
*Marcus Elieser Bloch (1723-1799), German medical doctor and naturalist
*Mark Bloch (born 1956), American artist
*Michael Bloch (born 1986), Apprentice
*Moshe Rudolf Bloch (1902-1985), Israeli scientist
*Moses Löb Bloch (1815-1909), Hungarian rabbi
*Orville Emil Bloch (1915-1983), American military officer and Medal of Honor recipient
*Pedro Bloch (1914-2004), Brazilian writer
*Richard Bloch (1926-2004), American businessman
*Robert Bloch (1917-1994), American writer
*Robert Bloch (racing driver), French race car driver
*Scott Bloch, American lawyer and government official
*Scotty Bloch, American actress
*Shmaryahu Yitzchak Bloch (c.1862-1923), English rabbi
*Thomas Bloch (born 1962), French classical musician
*Waldemar Bloch (1906-1984), Austrian composer

See also

*Bloch oscillations, oscillation of a particle if a constant force is acting on it
*Bloch space, space of holomorphic functions
*Bloch spectrum, concept in quantum mechanics
*Bloch sphere, geometrical representation of the pure state space of a two-level quantum mechanical system
*Bloch's theorem (complex variables), mathematical theorem
*Bloch wall, narrow transition region at the boundary between magnetic domains
*Bloch wave, wavefunction of a particle placed in a periodic potential
*Bloch Park, baseball stadium in Selma, Alabama, United States


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