Last name: HANCOCK

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HANCOCK : This last name is indexed 271,124 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

HANCOCK : 1: English: from the Middle English personal name Hann + the hypocoristic suffix -cok which was commonly added to personal names (see Cocke).2: Dutch: from Middle Dutch hanecoc ‘winkle periwinkle’ (a type of shellfish) probably a metonymic occupational name for someone who gathered and sold shellfish.

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