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Cockreth Early Origins



The surname Cockreth was first found in Lincolnshire at North and South Cockerington in the hundred of Louth-Eske. The place name dates back to at least the Domesday Book where it was listed as Cocrintone and may have possibly meant "farmstead by a stream called Cocker" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
At that time, the lands were held by Ilbert de Lacy, a Norman Baron, from the Bishop of Bayeu, half brother of William the Conqueror.

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Cockreth Spelling Variations


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Cockreth Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Cockerington, Cockrington, Cockerinton, Cockerith and many more.

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Cockreth Early History


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Cockreth Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cockreth research. Another 209 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1550 and 193) are included under the topic Early Cockreth History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cockreth Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cockreth Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

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  1. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

Other References

  1. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  2. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  3. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  4. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  6. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  8. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  10. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
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The Cockreth Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cockreth 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 17 September 2013 at 15:42.

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