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Cockokment History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The name Cockokment comes from one of the family having worked as a servant to a cook. The surname Cockokment is derived from the Old English word cokman, which is comprised of the components coc, which means cook, and man, which means servant.

Early Origins of the Cockokment family

The surname Cockokment was first found in Somerset, where they held a family seat from the Middle Ages.

Early History of the Cockokment family

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Cockokment Spelling Variations

Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Cockokment have been found, including: Cookman, Cockman, Cokeman and others.

Early Notables of the Cockokment family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Cockokment family to the New World and Oceana

Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Cockokment, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were : Richard Cockman who sailed to Barbados in 1635; and R. Cookman sailed to Virginia in 1662.

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