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Cockney Early Origins



The surname Cockney was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1290 when Edmund Kokeney held estates in that shire.

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Cockney Spelling Variations


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Cockney Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Cockney, Cookeney, Cookeney, Cokeney, Cockyn, Cokenay, Cokney and many more.

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Cockney Early History


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Cockney Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cockney research. Another 245 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1415, 1420, 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Cockney History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cockney Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cockney Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Cockney 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:

Cockney Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Stephen Cockney, who arrived in Virginia in 1649 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Cockney Family Crest Products


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Cockney Family Crest Products




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