Cockburn (surname)

Cockburn (surname)



Cockburn ( /ˈkoʊbərn/) is a Scottish surname that originated in the Borders region of the Scottish Lowlands. In the United States most branches of the same family have adopted the simplified spelling 'Coburn'; other branches have altered the name slightly to 'Cogburn'. The French branch of the family uses the spelling 'de Cockborne', with the middle 'ck" being pronounced.

Read more about Cockburn (surname):  Family Origins, Cockburn DNA Project, The Rise and Fall of The Cockburn Landowners, Notable Cockburns, Cockburn Baronetcies, Fictional Characters

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Cockburn (surname) - Fictional Characters
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Famous quotes containing the word cockburn:

    Are you more likely to tolerate drivel than you were four years ago? I think the answer is yes. Four years of Reagan has deadened the senses against a barrage of uninterrupted nonsense.
    —Alexander Cockburn (b. 1941)