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Cockunt History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The earliest origins of the family name Cockunt date back to the Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It was a name given to a person who held the noble title of Count. Such names were also occasionally bestowed as nicknames on those of undeservedly haughty or regal bearing.

Early Origins of the Cockunt family


The surname Cockunt was first found in Durham where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Cockunt family


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Cockunt Spelling Variations


Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Cockunt include Countesse, Cunte, Conte, Counte, Contesse, Count, Comitissa and many more.

Early Notables of the Cockunt family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Cockunt family to the New World and Oceana


A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants: Barnet Counts who sailed to Philadelphia in 1732 and William Counts to Delaware in 1803.

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