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What does Hancock mean?

Hancock Pronunciation of Hancock [han-cock] as a boys' name is of Old English origin. May possibly relate to poultry. Bostonian patriot John Hancock was the first man to sign the Declaration of Independence. His name is now used for a huge insurance conglomerate and an ultra-modern glass building in downtown Boston.

Associated with: old english, modern.


Hancock has 1 variant: Handcock.

Creative forms:
(male) Hacock, Harcock, ..

(female) Hancus, Hanhol, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hancock Fredy (H.F.), ..

How popular is Hancock?

Hancock is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#625 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Hancock has yet to be listed in the list thus far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hancock name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hancock outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bannock, Caddock, Darrock, Enock, Garnock, Hacon, Hanford, Hank, Hanno, Hannoch, Hanoch, Hanok, Hanson, Harwyck (see Hardwick), Havelock, Maddock, Madock and Yannick. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hancock.