Kok Family History
Kok Name Meaning
Dutch and North German: occupational name for a cook Middle Dutch coc(k) Middle Low German kok. Compare Cok 1 De Kok and Kock Slovenian: probably a topographic name from dialect kok ‘hip’ by extension ‘hill hillock’. Compare Kock 3 and Kuk Turkish (Kök): ornamental name nickname or topographic name from kök ‘root’ or from any of regional or archaic homonyms meaning e.g. ‘sturdy’ and ‘sky blue’. Chinese: Cantonese form of the surname 谷 see Gu Chinese: Cantonese form of the surname 郝 see Hao Chinese: Cantonese form of the surname 曲 see Qu 7: Chinese: Cantonese form of the surname 郤 see Xi 8: Chinese: variant Romanization of the surnames 郭 and 國 possibly based on their Cantonese pronunciations (see Guo 1 and ).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022