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Hancock Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Hann + the hypocoristic suffix -cok, which was commonly added to personal names (see Cocke). Dutch: from Middle Dutch hanecoc ‘winkle’, ‘periwinkle’ (a type of shellfish), probably a metonymic occupational name for someone who gathered and sold shellfish.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Haycock, Aycock, Alcock, Haddock, Acock, Adcock, Haack, Hack, Hock

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Hancock Family Origin

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Hancock Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Servant

    4%
  • Attending School

    4%

In 1881, the most common Hancock occupation in Canada was Farmer. 19% of Hancock's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hancock. A less common occupation for the Hancock family was Attending School.

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Hancock Life Expectancy

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