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Hancock Genealogy & History

Hancock, derived from the given name John, was an English given name as well as surname. "Hann," a form of Johan/John derived from the Hebrew "Yochanan," meant God has favored me with a son. The suffix "cock," a diminutive of Old English "cocca", meaning male bird, was a nickname for a young boy. Hancock family history begins in Yorkshire in medieval times with a family seat (feudal home). American Hancock genealogy starts in Jamestown in 1607 and includes John Hancock, the bold signer of the American Declaration of Independence. Fittingly, the rooster (cock) found on both the Hancock crest and coat of arms signifies courage.


Hancock Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A Faye Hancock-- --, 1931January 7,2008MI
Barbara Hancock-- --, 1917December 28,2003MA
C Cabell Hancock-- --, 1920January 16,2006VA
Dabney Hancock-- --, 1900July ,1967VA

Hancock Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Allane Hancock-- --, 1914February ,1983Bainbridge,NY
F Harold Hancock-- --, 1925August 17,1996Bloomington,IN
G Pearl Hancock-- --, 1925January 23,1998Sarasota,FL
H Bernard Hancock-- --, 1928June ,1993Knoxville,TN

Hancock Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Aubrey HancockThelma DentonAugust 25,1955Wake, NC
Clark HancockMargaret MillerMay 27,1937Wake, NC
David HancockAnne ClementsJanuary 22,1947Wake, NC
Garland HancockBrenda LipscombMay 6,1995Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Hancock

521st: Garrison522nd: Bond
523rd: York524th: Booth
525th: Massey526th: Conley
527th: Rich528th: Heath
529th: Copeland530th: Vincent

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