Surname COOK

SOURCE: Occupation
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: KUWK   [details]

Meaning & History

Derived from Old English coc meaning "cook", ultimately from Latin coquus. It was an occupational name for a cook, a man who sold cooked meats, or a keeper of an eating house.

Related Names

VARIANTS: Coke, Cokes, Cooke, Cookson
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Koch (German), Cuocco, Cuoco (Italian), Kock (Low German)