Cook (surname)

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Cook
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Cooks
Origin
Language(s)Old English
MeaningCook (domestic worker)
Other names
Variant(s)Koch, Kok, Cooke, Cooker, Cock, Cocks, and Cox, Cuoco, Kuharić, Kuvarić
Footnotes: Frequency Comparisons:[1]

Cook is a surname of English origin.[2] Notable people with the surname include:

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  • Daequan Cook (born 1987) American basketball player from Dayton, Ohio, and currently with NBA's Oklahoma City Thunder
  • Dale Cook (born 1958), American kickboxer
  • Dalvin Cook (born 1995), American football player
  • Daniel Cook (disambiguation), multiple people
  • Damien Cook (born 1991), Australian Rugby League player
  • Dane Cook (born 1972), American comedian
  • David Cook (disambiguation), multiple people
  • Dean Cook (born 1985), British actor
  • Dennis Cook (born 1962), American former professional baseball pitcher
  • Dianne Cook (born 1951), Australian basketball player
  • Dick Cook, Chairman of Disney Studios
  • Doc Cook (Charles L. Cooke, 1891–1958), jazz bandleader
  • Don Cook (born 1949 in San Antonio, Texas), American record producer and songwriter, mainly in the field of country music
  • Don Cook (organist), organ area coordinator and the university carillonneur at Brigham Young University
  • Donna Cook (1926–2006), All-American Girls Professional Baseball League player
  • Doris Cook (born 1931), All-American Girls Professional Baseball League player
  • Dorothy Cook (?), All-American Girls Professional Baseball League player

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  • Octavia Cook (born 1978), New Zealand jeweller
  • Olive Cook (1912–2002), British writer and artist
  • Oliver Cook (born 1990), British rower
  • Omar Cook (born 1982), American-born, naturalized Montenegrin professional basketball player
  • Omar Cook (American football) (born 1992), American football defensive back
  • Orator F. Cook (1867–1949), American botanist, entomologist, and agronomist
  • Orchard Cook (1763–1819), U.S. Representative from Massachusetts
  • Orval R. Cook (1898–1980), United States Air Force four-star general
  • Óscar Alvarado Cook (born 1944), Mexican politician from the Institutional Revolutionary Party
  • Oscar Cook (1888–1952), British author of novels, non-fiction works and short stories with a supernatural theme
  • Otis Cook (1900–1980), American painter born in New Bedford, Massachusetts

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  • Quentin L. Cook (born 1940), American lawyer, business executive, and religious leader in the LDS Church
  • Quinn Cook (born 1993), American basketball player

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  • Vernon Cook (born 1927), former member of the Ohio House of Representatives
  • Victor Cook is an American television director, writer, and producer
  • Victoria Cook, former World Champion archer who represented the United States
  • Virgil Young Cook (1848–1922), American Confederate veteran and planter
  • Vivian Cook (academic) (born 1940), Emeritus Professor of Applied Linguistics at Newcastle University, UK
  • Vivian E. Cook (born 1937), represents District 32 in the New York State Assembly

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  • Yassar Cook (born 1993), South African first class cricketer
  • Yvette Cook, known as "Lady E", member of Newcleus, American electro and old school hip hop group

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  • Zachary Cook, American politician, Republican member of the New Mexico House of Representatives
  • Zadock Cook (1769–1863), United States Representative from Georgia

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  1. ^ "Cook Surname Meaning and Distribution". forebears.co.uk. Retrieved 21 January 2014.
  2. ^ Browne, W.A.F.; Reaney, P.H.; Wilson, R.M.; Scull, A. (1991). A Dictionary of English Surnames. Tavistock classics in the history of psychiatry. Routledge. p. 732. ISBN 978-0-415-05737-0. Retrieved 26 August 2018.