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The name Cokemane has been recorded in British history since the time when the Anglo-Saxons ruled over the region. The name is assumed to have been given to someone who was a servant to a cook. The surname Cokemane is derived from the Old English word cokman, which is comprised of the components coc, which means cook, and man, which means servant.

Cokemane Early Origins



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

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Cokemane Early History


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Cokemane Early History



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

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Cokemane Spelling Variations


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Cokemane Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Cokemane has been spelled many different ways, including Cookman, Cockman, Cokeman and others.

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Cokemane Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cokemane Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Cokemanes to arrive in North America: Richard Cockman who sailed to Barbados in 1635; and R. Cookman sailed to Virginia in 1662.

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