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Cokemant History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Cokemant is an old Anglo-Saxon name that was given to a person who was a servant to a cook. The surname Cokemant is derived from the Old English word cokman, which is comprised of the components coc, which means cook, and man, which means servant.

Early Origins of the Cokemant family

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

Early History of the Cokemant family

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Cokemant Spelling Variations

The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Cokemant has been recorded under many different variations, including Cookman, Cockman, Cokeman and others.

Early Notables of the Cokemant family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Cokemant family to the New World and Oceana

For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Cokemant or a variant listed above: Richard Cockman who sailed to Barbados in 1635; and R. Cookman sailed to Virginia in 1662.

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