Last name: Cox
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anglised in Ireland from mac cuchoille
Dafydd ap Ffranc
My mam's mam's family were Cox and it is a different origin to the English surname. It is an Anglicised form of 'Coch' meaning red in Welsh. And was often used in the middle ages as a monica for some one with red hair.
I always thought it was Scottish???
Mark Cox (Cape Town South Africa)
Interesting to know all these various origins... hehehehehe
My gggreat grand father was John Cox,was born 1833,in NY.He was married to Mary M.Harris in Rhode Island.I'm curious about,their blood line.I was told.That she wasn't from NY.Parents name's were unknown.But,she was born around 1836,37.Would,any body no,their blood line?Or,what these people looked like?Julie G.(Adams)
I live in Newport, Wales and i have heard that that is where the surname cox originated.
My great (4 times) grandmother was Winnie Cox. born around 1858. Married a Norris. Does anyone have some information on her?
Hi Marlene...I have a Winnie Cox from that time as well. Pretty sure I saw the name Norris as well. I'll check back in after looking through the albums again. :)
born and raided in richmond va, have familt in charlettsville, went to a reuion when i was younger. dontt remember their names, my moms name is shelia shifflett that's her maiden name, fathers name is johnnie edward cox sr. he was in foster homes, no i never met his mom or dad.
irish/english mix here, lol i think last i heard from the rents my father's family moved to roanoke va from ohio
Stephen Murdock Cox.
My Cox predecessors were all from the Walhalla, Oconee area in South Carolina. The first Cox I know anything about married a Slater.