Cockburn Family History
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Cockburn Name Meaning
Scottish and English (Northumberland): habitational name from a place in Berwickshire named Cockburn, from Old English cocc ‘cock’, ‘rooster’ (or the related byname Cocca) + burna ‘stream’ (see Bourne). This surname is traditionally pronounced Coburn.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Colburn, Woodburn, Blackburn, Cliburn, Chadburn, Fishburn, Cobern