The French surname Cocquet is of nickname
origin, deriving from a physical or personal characteristic of the original bearer of the name. The name Cocquet is derived from the French term "coq" and was used to refer to one who was confident or "cocky."
Early Origins of the Cocquet family
The surname Cocquet was first found in Poitou, where the family had been established for many centuries, and held many lands and estates.
Early History of the Cocquet family
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Cocquet Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Coq, Coquel, Cocq, Lecoq, Le Coq, Coquelet, Cogels, Cogdell, Coquelin, Coquerel, Coquette and many more.
Early Notables of the Cocquet family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Cocquet family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Nicolas Coquel who arrived in Quebec in 1649; Michel Coquelin who settled in Quebec in 1667; Jacques Coquelin who arrived in Louisiana in 1720 with his family, and Antoine Coquelin who settled in Canada in 1733..