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Cockrington Early Origins



The surname Cockrington 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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Cockrington Spelling Variations


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Cockrington Spelling Variations



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

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Cockrington Early History


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Cockrington Early History



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

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Cockrington Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cockrington 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: 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. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  2. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  3. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  4. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  6. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  8. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. 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. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
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The Cockrington Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cockrington 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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