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10/20/2016, 1:17:41 AM Mike C update #93
5/30/2011, 5:41:55 PM Mike C earliest recorded revision

Type Surname (from occupation)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. KUWK

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.