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The ancestry of the name Cokemand can be traced back to the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is a name for a servant to a cook. The surname Cokemand is derived from the Old English word cokman, which is comprised of the components coc, which means cook, and man, which means servant.

Cokemand Early Origins



The surname Cokemand was first found in Somerset, where they held a family seat from the Middle Ages.

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Cokemand Spelling Variations


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Cokemand Spelling Variations



Cokemand has been spelled many different ways. Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Many variations of the name Cokemand have been found, including Cookman, Cockman, Cokeman and others.

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Cokemand Early History


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Cokemand Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cokemand research. Another 115 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1276, 1297, 1374, 1796 and 1800 are included under the topic Early Cokemand History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cokemand Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cokemand Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Cokemand Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Cokemands to arrive on North American shores: Richard Cockman who sailed to Barbados in 1635; and R. Cookman sailed to Virginia in 1662.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    2. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    3. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
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    The Cokemand Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cokemand 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 21 June 2012 at 09:47.

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