Alcock Family History

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Alcock Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of any of various personal names beginning with Al-, especially Alan and Alexander. The Middle English hypocoristic suffix -cok (see Cocke) was very commonly added to personal names in Middle English; compare for example Hancock and Wilcock.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Aycock, Acock, Adcock, Hancock, Haycock, Bocock, Babcock, Aldous

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Alcock Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Alcock name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Alcock. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • France


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Alcock Family Origin

Where is the Alcock family from?

Alcock Family Occupations

What did your Alcock ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Alcock family was House Carpenter. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alcock. The most common Alcock occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Alcock's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • House Carpenter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Alcock ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Alcock Historical Records

What Alcock family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 79,000 census records available for the last name Alcock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alcock census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Alcock. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Alcock. For the veterans among your Alcock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Alcock Life Expectancy

What is the average Alcock lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Alcock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Alcock in 1946 was 51, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Alcock ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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