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TypeSurname (from occupation)
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.KUWK
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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

VariantsCoke, Cokes, Cooke, Cookson
Other Languages & CulturesKoch German Cuocco, Cuoco Italian Kock Low German
Entry updated October 20, 2016   Contribute