For other uses, see Spock.

Spock was a respected society-builder sometime in Vulcan's early history.

When Spock was born on stardate 2230.06 in the city of Shi'Kahr, Sarek suggested that he be named after the early society-builder. Amanda Grayson agreed. Star Trek Movie Adaptation (TOS comic adaptation: "Star Trek")

As Spock was born three years before Nero's temporal incursion, it is possible that this reasoning was also used for the Spock in the Prime reality.
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