When Judith Carolyn Cook was born on 25 December 1937, in Knoxville, Marion, Iowa, United States, her father, Charles Edward Cook, was 24 and her mother, Pauline Luella Harsin, was 27. She lived in Clay Township, Marion, Iowa, United States for about 10 years.
English: occupational name for a cook, a seller of cooked meats, or a keeper of an eating house, from Middle English cok, coke, cook, couk, cuk(e) (Old English cōc) ‘cook’ or ‘seller of cooked foods’. See also Kew .
Irish and Scottish: usually identical in origin with the English name (see 1 above), but in some cases a shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cúg ‘son of Hugo’ (see McCook ).
Americanized form (translation into English) of various European surnames meaning ‘cook’, such as German and Jewish Koch , Dutch Kook , Polish Kucharz and Kucharczyk , Slovenian and Croatian Kuhar , North German Kuk .