Last Name COOKE

Summary/Contribute


Meaning The cook, one who baked pies, etc, for sale.
One whose occupation it is to prepare victuals for the table.
Origin English, Jewish, Irish, Falkland, Belgian, South african, Kenyan

Rank 1,000 (2000 US census) 996 (1990 US census)
Count 31,860 (2000 US census)

Race / ethnic distribution

The 2000 US Census claims that
  • 80.5%, or 25647 total occurrences, of those with this family name identified themselves as being white,
  • 15.06%, or 4798 total occurrences, as black,
  • 0.44%, or 140 total occurrences, as Asian and Pacific Islander,
  • 1.16%, or 370 total occurrences, as American Indian and Native Alaskan,
  • 1.37%, or 436 total occurrences, as two or more races, and
  • 1.47%, or 468 total occurrences, as Hispanic ethnic origin.


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