Cochran

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Cochran
Family name
Pronunciation/ˈkɒkrən/ kok-ruhn
MeaningFrom Cochrane in Scotland, has two known meanings being either "red brook" or Battle Cry(residential); Anglicisation of corcair, meaning "crimson"
Region of originWestern Scotland, Ulster
Language(s) of originScottish Gaelic, Irish Gaelic
Related namesCochrane, Cocrane, Cocran, Cochren, Cockram, Cockran, Cockren, Cochern, Colqueran, Coughran
Clan affiliationsClan Cochrane
Footnotes: Frequency Comparisons[1]
 
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For the city, see Cochran, Georgia.

For the history of the surname, see Cochrane.

Cochran
Family name
Pronunciation/ˈkɒkrən/ kok-ruhn
MeaningFrom Cochrane in Scotland, has two known meanings being either "red brook" or Battle Cry(residential); Anglicisation of corcair, meaning "crimson"
Region of originWestern Scotland, Ulster
Language(s) of originScottish Gaelic, Irish Gaelic
Related namesCochrane, Cocrane, Cocran, Cochren, Cockram, Cockran, Cockren, Cochern, Colqueran, Coughran
Clan affiliationsClan Cochrane
Footnotes: Frequency Comparisons[1]

Cochran is a surname of Scottish origin. At the time of the British Census of 1881,[2] its relative frequency was highest in Renfrewshire (34.3 times the British average), followed by Wigtownshire, Ayrshire, Dunbartonshire, Lanarkshire, Buteshire, Stirlingshire, Argyll, Kirkcudbrightshire and Forfarshire. The Cochrans are traditionally mainly a Western Lowlands family. The name Cochran may refer to:

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  1. ^ "British Surnames". British Surnames. Retrieved 2012-09-03. 
  2. ^ "COCHRAN: Stats from the 1881 British Census | British Surnames, Surname Distribution and Surname Profiles". Britishsurnames.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-09-03.