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Cockshaw Surname Origin

(Origin English) Dweller at the Cock's Wood (i.e., a wood where woodcock were plentiful) [Old English cocc + scaga/sceaga].
Source: Surnames of the United Kingdom, A Concise Etymological Dictionary; Henry Harrison; Vol.1 & 2.; The Eaton Press, 190 Ebury Street, London, S.W; 1912.

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