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Cockrame Early Origins



The surname Cockrame was first found in Lancashire at Cockerham, a small village and civil parish within the City of Lancaster. It lies in the unions of Garstang and Lancaster, partly in the hundred of Amounderness, but chiefly in the hundred of Lonsdale south and dates back to the Domesday Book of 1086 where it was listed as Cocreham. The place name literally means "homestead or enclosure on the River Cocker" having derived from the Celtic river-name + ham. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

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Cockrame Spelling Variations


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Cockrame Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Cockerham, Cockeram, Cockram, Cokram, Cokeram, Cockrame, Cockerame, Cookram, Cookeram and many more.

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Cockrame Early History


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Cockrame Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cockrame research. Another 263 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1080, 1163, 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Cockrame History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cockrame Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cockrame Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Mary and William Cockerham, whose names were mentioned in the Virginia land patent lists of 1666; William Cockram who came to New England in 1637 with his wife Christen, their 2 children, and 2 servants, as well as James Cockram, who landed in Barbados in 1685..

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