Pocock Family History

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Pocock Name Meaning

English: variant of Peacock.

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

Similar surnames: Poock, Bocock, Lacock, Bocook, Peacock, Plock, Mock, Rock, Allcock

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Pocock Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Pocock name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Pocock. 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


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Pocock Family Origin

Where is the Pocock family from?

Pocock Family Occupations

What did your Pocock ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pocock. A less common occupation for the Pocock family was Physician. The most common Pocock occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Pocock's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming

  • Physician


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

Pocock Historical Records

What Pocock family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 81,000 census records available for the last name Pocock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pocock 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Pocock. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Pocock. For the veterans among your Pocock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pocock Life Expectancy

What is the average Pocock lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Pocock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Pocock in 1950 was 52, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pocock

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pocock 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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