Last name: COCKE

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COCKE : This last name is indexed 62,077 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

COCKE : English:: 1: nickname from Middle English cok (Old English and Old French coc) ‘rooster’.2: patronymic from the Old French and Middle English personal name Cok of uncertain origin but perhaps derived from the word in 1 above.3: occupational name from Middle English cok ‘cook’ a variant of Cook.4: in addition the name may occasionally also have been topographic or habitational referring to a house or inn distinguished by a sign depicting a rooster (see 1 above). Surnames derived from house and inn signs are rare in English.

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