Cooksley Family History
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Cooksley Name Meaning
English (Somerset and Devon): habitational name from Coxley, Somerset, named from Old English coc ‘cook’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’. Mills notes that the wife of a cook of the royal household is recorded in Domesday Book (1086) as holding lands near Wells in Somerset.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Cooksey, Woosley, Crossley, Coley, Osley, Woolley, Comley, Woodley