Origin of Surname
Le Cocq, French for cock, this suggests a pretentious person; a braggard. It could also possibly refer to someone who kept cockerels. There is also a suggestion that the word is derived from the old French coquere, meaning to cook, implying that the name was given to a cook.
It is a very common name in Normandy, spelt Lecoq or Lecocq
Le Cocq is not thought to be a particularly early Channel Island name, appearing in Jersey, Guernsey and Alderney from the mid-17th century onwards. There are earlier records of variant spellings, not necessarily connected to later families.
- Le Cocq
- Le Coq
- Le Cok 1528
- Cok alias Larchier 1329
- Le Coke, 1309
- Le Coq 1381
- Koc 1367
- Coc 1331
- Cock (Larchier) 1299
- Coco c1160
Jersey family trees
There is considerable overlapping between these trees and we are working on a single tree which will incorporate all the available information
- Descendants of Jacque Le Cocq and Francoise Potier
- Descendants of Francis Le Cocq
- Descendants of Jacques Antoine Le Cocq
- Descendants of Nicolas Le Cocq
- Descendants of Jean Le Cocq
- Descendants of Jacques Le Cocq
- Le Cocq baptisms in Jersey
- Le Cocq marriages in Jersey (groom)
- Le Cocq marriages in Jersey (bride)
- Le Cocq burials in Jersey
Great War service
Albertine Eugenie Louise Le Cocq (1890-1958) born in Manche, Normandy, the daughter of Aimable Desire (1861-1936) and Marie Louise, nee Flageul (1868-1948). She moved to Jersey with her parents in 1893 and married Henri Leopole Constant Ory (1887-1956) at St Thomas' Church in 1909. They had one son, Raymond
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