Last name origins & meanings:
- English: from Cocke in any the senses described + the
suffix -s denoting ‘son of’ or ‘servant of’.
(Ulster): mistranslation of Mac Con Coille (‘son of Cú
Choille’, a personal name meaning ‘hound of the wood’), as if
formed with coileach ‘cock’, ‘rooster’.
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