Hey! You don't really think we all look like this -

DO YOU?

 

 

 

Some reference books think that everyone who has the name of Cox or Cock has some sort connection to the common 'ole barnyard bird that crows at sunrise to wake us all up

Or some sort of "pert boy".

I don't think that anyone will ever know the true association as to why this name has so many variations

However, we do have a few theories and on the next page or two and we will endeavour to discuss the possibilities with several examples and definitions.

Go to Download Page for the OED Definition  of Cox/Cock