Joseph Cook

1782–7 May 1782
Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Cook was born in 1782, his father, John Cook, was 34 and his mother, Ann Powers, was 27. He died on 7 May 1782, at the age of 0, and was buried in Claybrooke, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom.

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John Cook
Ann Powers
Mary Cook
Wiliam Cook
Mary Cook
Joseph Cook
Thomas Cooke
Ann Powers Cook
John Cook
William Cook

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Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a cook, a seller of cooked meats, or a keeper of an eating house, from Old English cōc (Latin coquus). There has been some confusion with Cocke .2 Irish and Scottish: usually identical in origin with the English name, but in some cases a reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cúg ‘son of Hugo’ ( see McCook ).3 In North America Cook has absorbed examples of cognate and semantically equivalent names from other languages, such as German and Jewish Koch .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Cook, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"
  • Joseph Cook, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"
  • Joseph Cook, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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