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The ancient name of Cockokmynd finds its origins with the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It comes from a name for a servant to a cook. The surname Cockokmynd is derived from the Old English word cokman, which is comprised of the components coc, which means cook, and man, which means servant.

Cockokmynd Early Origins



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

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Cockokmynd Spelling Variations


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Cockokmynd Spelling Variations



Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Cockokmynd family name include Cookman, Cockman, Cokeman and others.

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Cockokmynd Early History


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Cockokmynd Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cockokmynd research. Another 115 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1276, 1297, 1374, 1796 and 1800 are included under the topic Early Cockokmynd History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cockokmynd Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cockokmynd Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration



For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, the Canadas, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Cockokmynd surname or a spelling variation of the name include : Richard Cockman who sailed to Barbados in 1635; and R. Cookman sailed to Virginia in 1662.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    2. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    6. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    8. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    9. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    10. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
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    The Cockokmynd Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cockokmynd 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.

    This page was last modified on 21 June 2012 at 09:47.

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