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SOURCE: Given Name
OTHER FORMS: Alcock
CONTRIBUTOR: anonymous on 9/16/2015
Meaning & History
English: ostensibly a topographic name containing Middle English cott
‘cottage’ (see Coates
). In fact, however, it is generally if not always an alteration of Alcock
, in part at least for euphemistic reasons.