Arthur, William (1857) An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names. New York: Sheldon, Blakeman. Public Domain.
There are approximately 5,274 people named Cockburn in the UK. That makes it the 1,997th most common surname overall. Out of every million people in the UK, approximately 83 are named Cockburn.
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Related and similar surnamesCobourn
The Cockburn surname in historical dictionaries
An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names (1857)
Patronymica Britannica (1860)
Lower, Mark A (1860) Patronymica Britannica: a dictionary of the family names of the United Kingdom. London: J.R. Smith. Public Domain.