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== English Origin ==
 
== English Origin ==
The saga of the name '''Cooke''' follows a line reaching back through history to the days of the [[Anglo-Saxon]] tribes in Britain. It is a name for someone who worked as a cook, a seller of cooked meats, or a keeper of an eating-house. The surname '''Cooke''' is derived from the Old English word "coc," which means "cook."
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The saga of the name '''Cooke''' follows a line reaching back through history to the days of the [[Anglo-Saxon]] tribes in Britain. It is a name for someone who worked as a cook, a seller of cooked meats, or a keeper of an eating-house. The surname '''Cooke''' is derived from the Old English word "coc," which means "cook."<ref>http://www.houseofnames.com/xq/asp.fc/Origin.EN/qx/Cooke-family-crest.htm</ref>
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Latest revision as of 04:31, 8 December 2007

English Origin

The saga of the name Cooke follows a line reaching back through history to the days of the Anglo-Saxon tribes in Britain. It is a name for someone who worked as a cook, a seller of cooked meats, or a keeper of an eating-house. The surname Cooke is derived from the Old English word "coc," which means "cook."[1]

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