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The French surname Coq is of nickname origin, deriving from a physical or personal characteristic of the original bearer of the name. The name Coq is derived from the French term "coq" and was used to refer to one who was confident or "cocky."

Coq Early Origins



The surname Coq was first found in Poitou, where the family had been established for many centuries, and held many lands and estates.

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Coq Spelling Variations


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Coq Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Coq, Coquel, Cocq, Lecoq, Le Coq, Coquelet, Cogels, Cogdell, Coquelin, Coquerel, Coquette and many more.

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Coq Early History


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Coq Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Coq research. Another 139 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 182 and 1822 are included under the topic Early Coq History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Coq Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Coq Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Coq 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



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..

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
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    The Coq Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Coq 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 19 November 2014 at 11:23.

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