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Van Cock Early Origins



The surname Van Cock was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in North Holland, a province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Amsterdam, Haarlem and Hilversum. It was the seat of the old Counts of Holland. Seat of one of the oldest families is Brederode Castle near Haarlem. There are many old and quaint towns in the province. including Medemblik, Enkhuizen, Hoorn, Edam, and Monnikendam. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Van Cock Spelling Variations


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Van Cock Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Cock, Cocke, Cocks, Cockk, Cocck, Coock, Coccke, Coocks, Cockes, van Cock and many more.

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Van Cock Early History


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Van Cock Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Van Cock research. Another 169 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1676, 1510, 1480, 1527, 1505 and 1548 are included under the topic Early Van Cock History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Van Cock Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Van Cock Early Notables (pre 1700)



From this era of Dutch history, those of this who distinguished themselves included Hieronymus Cock (Kock) (1510-70), a Flemish painter and engraver in Antwerp; Jan Wellens de Cock...

Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Van Cock 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: Gabriel Cock, who was in Delaware in 1693; Johan Cock, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1627; Frederich Cock, who arrived in Nova Scotia, Canada in 1757..

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