Wilcock Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Wilcock Name Meaning: This surname comes from the german name 'Wilhelm' the name itself comprises of 'wil'meaning desire or will and 'helm' meaning helmet/protection.

An Anglo-Norman surname which became popular after after the Norman conquest.

Discover how your Wilcock ancestors earned their living and spread across the country. Find out more about your family history by using the Free Search box.

Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Wilcock Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Wilcock family

Profession Census Frequency
Weaver 90
Agricultural Labourer 60
Farmer 57
Female Servant 45
Independent 45
Labourer 34
Cotton Weaver 29
Male Servant 29
Silk Weaver 22
Joiner 17
Dress Maker 15
Coal Miner 15
Shoe Maker 13
Wool Comber 13
Clothier 13
Painter 10
Worsted Weaver 10
Carpenter 9
Apprentice 9
Tailor 8
House Keeper 8
Lab 8
Winder 8
Ag Lab 7
Woollen Cloth Maker 7

Wilcock Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Wilcock 100% 31,310
2 Woolcock 75% 6,817
3 Welcock 86% 299
4 Walcock 86% 108
5 Wilcocke 88% 102

Did you know?

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

Search for the Wilcock family