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The Cooefield name has descended through the generations from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. Their name comes from having lived in Cockfield, Durham or in Suffolk. Cockfield Hall is in Yoxford, Suffolk and was originally held by the Cokefeud Family who had held it since the beginning of the 14th century.

Early Origins of the Cooefield family


The surname Cooefield was first found in Suffolk at Cockfield, a village and civil parish near Lavenham. This village is much older than the aforementioned Durham village at this one dates back to the 10th century when it was listed as Cochanfelde. The first record of the Durham village was in 1223 when it was listed as Kokefeld. There are two possible meaning of the place names: "open land of a man called Cohha" derived from the Old English personal name + feld; and "open land frequented by cocks (of wild birds.)" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

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Early History of the Cooefield family

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Early History of the Cooefield family


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Cooefield Spelling Variations

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Cooefield Spelling Variations


Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Cooefield has undergone many spelling variations, including Cockfield, Cocksfield, Cofield, Coefield, Coffield and many more.

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Early Notables of the Cooefield family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Cooefield family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Cooefield family to Ireland

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Migration of the Cooefield family to Ireland


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Migration of the Cooefield family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Cooefield family to the New World and Oceana


To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Cooefield were among those contributors: Ann Coffield who settled in New England in 1758 along with her husband William.

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  1. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

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