Cockerham Family History
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Cockerham Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a place in Lancashire named Cocker, from the Cocker river (a Celtic name apparently derived from an element kukro ‘winding’) + Old English ham ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘enclosure hemmed in by water’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Rotherham, Derham, Cheetham, Dockham, Rackham, Gorham, Cockcroft