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Jock Early Origins



The surname Jock was first found in Kent where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 14th century when Roger Yoke held estates in that county in 1317.

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Jock Spelling Variations


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Jock Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Yoke, Yokes, Joke, Jokes, Joach, Yoak, Yoach and many more.

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Jock Early History


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Jock Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Jock research. Another 291 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1324, 1390, 1455, and 1487 are included under the topic Early Jock History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Jock Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Jock Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Jock 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 were:

Jock Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Heinrich Jock, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Johann Georg Jock, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752
  • Elisabetha Jock, who arrived in America in 1753

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Contemporary Notables of the name Jock (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Jock (post 1700)



  • Harry Jock, American politician, Representative from Michigan 17th District, 1974

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Jock Family Crest Products


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Jock Family Crest Products




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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    2. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    3. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    6. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    9. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    10. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
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    The Jock Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Jock 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 7 October 2015 at 14:01.

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