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Cock Early Origins



The surname Cock was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in North Holland, a province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Amsterdam, Haarlem and Hilversum. It was the seat of the old Counts of Holland. Seat of one of the oldest families is Brederode Castle near Haarlem. There are many old and quaint towns in the province. including Medemblik, Enkhuizen, Hoorn, Edam, and Monnikendam. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Cock Spelling Variations


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Cock Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Cock, Cocke, Cocks, Cockk, Cocck, Coock, Coccke, Coocks, Cockes, van Cock and many more.

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Cock Early History


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Cock Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cock research. Another 169 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1676, 1510, 1480, 1527, 1505 and 1548 are included under the topic Early Cock History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cock Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cock Early Notables (pre 1700)



From this era of Dutch history, those of this who distinguished themselves included Hieronymus Cock (Kock) (1510-70), a Flemish painter and engraver in Antwerp; Jan Wellens de Cock...

Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cock Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Cock Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Johan Cock, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1627
  • lasso Cock, who arrived in Philadelphia Pennsylvania in 1627
  • Otto Earnest Cock, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1627
  • Jo Cock, aged 18, arrived in St Christopher in 1635
  • Joseph Cock who settled in St. Christopher in 1635
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Cock Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Thomas Cock, who arrived in Virginia in 1706
  • Walter Cock, who landed in Virginia in 1706
  • Wm, Cock Jr., who landed in Virginia in 1706
  • James Cock, who landed in Virginia in 1706
  • Anne Cock, who landed in Virginia in 1706
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Cock Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jacob Cock, aged 50, arrived in New Haven, Conn in 1826
  • Alfred Cock, aged 9, landed in New Haven, Conn in 1826
  • Matthew Cock, who arrived in New York in 1842
  • Joseph Cock, aged 25, arrived in New York in 1854

Cock Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Frederich Cock, who arrived in Nova Scotia, Canada in 1757
  • Anthon Cock, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1757
  • Frederich Cock, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1757
  • Henrich Cock, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1757
  • Mr. John Cock, "Cox" Jr., U.E. who settled in Carleton [Saint John City], New Brunswick c. 1783 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Cock Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Cock, English convict from Middlesex, who was transported aboard the "Asia" on September 3rd, 1820, settling in New South Wales, Australia [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Asia 1 voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1820 with 192 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/asia/1820
  • Robert Cock, aged 35, a carpenter, arrived in Kangaroo Island aboard the ship "Buffalo" in 1836 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HMS BUFFALO 1836. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1836Buffalo.htm
  • Catherine Cock, aged 29, arrived in Kangaroo Island aboard the ship "Buffalo" in 1836 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HMS BUFFALO 1836. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1836Buffalo.htm
  • Elizabeth Cock, aged 12, arrived in Kangaroo Island aboard the ship "Buffalo" in 1836 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HMS BUFFALO 1836. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1836Buffalo.htm
  • Christine Cock, aged 10, arrived in Kangaroo Island aboard the ship "Buffalo" in 1836 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HMS BUFFALO 1836. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1836Buffalo.htm
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Cock Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Robert Cock, aged 24, a labourer, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Bebington" in 1872
  • Amy Cock, aged 28, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Bebington" in 1872
  • John Cock, aged under 1, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Bebington" in 1872
  • John Cock, aged 21, a farm labourer, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rakaia" in 1879

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cock (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cock (post 1700)



  • Townsend Daniel Cock (1838-1913), American farmer, banker and politician from New York
  • William Cock, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from New York County, 1792-93
  • Townsend P. Cock, American politician, Member of New York State Senate 1st District, 1872-73
  • Frank R. Cock, American politician, Member of South Dakota State House of Representatives 48th District, 1919-20; Member of South Dakota State Senate 39th District, 1921-24
  • Edward Cock (1805-1892), British surgeon, editor of Guy's Hospital Reports (1843-1849)
  • Gerald Cock (1887-1973), British broadcasting executive, first director of BBC television
  • Christina Cock (1887-2002), Australian oldest verified supercentenarian in Australian history, aged 114 years, 148 days when she died
  • John Gilbert "Jack" Cock MM MID (1893-1966), English footballer

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  2. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Asia 1 voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1820 with 192 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/asia/1820
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HMS BUFFALO 1836. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1836Buffalo.htm

Other References

  1. Swierenga, Robert P. Compiler Dutch Emigrant to the United State, South Africa, South America and Southeast Asia 1835-1880 An Alphabetical Listing by Househould Heads and Independent Persons. Wilmington, DE: Scholary Resources, 1983. Print.
  2. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
  3. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
  4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  5. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
  6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  7. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
  8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  10. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
  11. ...

The Cock Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cock Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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