Peacock Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Peacock Name Meaning: An English surname which derives from the word 'peacocc' which refers to the peacock bird.

May refer to someone who bred peacocks or looked after them, lived near a sign of a peacock. May have also been a nickname for someone who had a proud or elaborate personality, also could be someone who wore brighly coloured clothes which reflected the range of colours etc of a peacocks feathers.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Peacock Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Peacock family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 314
Female Servant 239
Independent 187
Labourer 128
Farmer 106
Male Servant 86
Shoe Maker 46
Ag Labourer 30
Butcher 27
Dress Maker 26
Joiner 26
Apprentice 25
Lead Miner 24
Tailor 22
Clerk 21
Carpenter 19
Blacksmith 18
Silk Weaver 15
Coal Miner 15
Publican 15
Pupil 14
Independant 14
Sawyer 13
Laundress 13
Servant 12

Peacock Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Peacock 100% 73,835
2 Pocock 71% 22,524
3 Pecock 86% 905
4 Peacocke 88% 599
5 Pacock 86% 214
6 Peocock 86% 162

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The surname Peacock is the most popular version of all its varients

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