Cockcroft Family History
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Cockcroft Name Meaning
English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): habitational name from a minor place of this name, for example Cockcroft in Rishworth or Cock Croft in Bingley, both in West Yorkshire. They are named with Old English cocc ‘rooster’ + croft ‘paddock’, ‘smallholding’. In some cases it may be a topographic name with the same meaning.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Holdcroft, Howcroft, Barcroft, Beecroft, Croft, Ashcroft, Chalcraft