Cocker Family History
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Cocker Name Meaning
English: nickname for a bellicose person, from Middle English cock ‘to fight’, ‘to wrangle’ (a derivative of Old English cocc ‘cock’). English: occupational name for someone who was skilled in building haystacks, from Middle English cock ‘heap of hay’ (of Old Norse origin, or from an Old English cocc ‘mound’, ‘hill’). Probably an Americanized spelling of German Kocher.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Crocker, Cocke, Locker, Comer, Rocker, Corker, Booker, Wicker, Cooper