Dockery Surname Origin
(Anglo-Scandinavian) Belonging to Dockwray (Cumb.) [The second element is the Middle English wra/wray, Old Norse vra, a corner, nook; the first element may be the Middle English doke/docke, Old English duce, a duck (Danish-Norwegian duk-and, 'diving duck'). We find Capon-wray as a place-name].
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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