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

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.

Longest last names

The 2000 USA census contains more than 150,000 surnames. The longest surnames contain 15 characters each. There are 23 names like that. There could be more of those last names in reality. Firstly because it has been 10+ years since the survey and we could have gotten...

English surnames

English surnames can be divided into five classes: Baptisimal or Personal (first) names, local, official, and occupative surnames. Nicknames represent the last class. Practically there are only four classes, for it is often hard ti distinguish between occupation and offic...

Shortest baby names

We analyzed the first names reported in the United States starting from the year 1880. There were no one character names. We did find 10 two character names.

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