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This is a surname of Olde English origins. It derives from 'Cokelei' as recorded in the 1086 Domesday Book, and translating as 'The lands of Coca', a baptismal name. There are in fact three such villages in England, in the counties of Worcester, Oxford and Suffolk, although the surname in its various and varied forms, is most recorded in London. This is not in itself unusual. It probably means that between the 14th and 17th centuries the various villages were 'cleared' for sheep farming, and the tenants then moved to the 'mecca' - as London was so perceived to be. In so doing they would take with them as their identity the name of their former village, and given local dialects and poor spelling, this would create the various forms...
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Daniel J Reil

Greetings,my name is Daniel Reil My mothers Maiden name was Joan Audrey Coakley,she was born in Albany,California ,1939 to Kurt and Lillian Coakley of Richmond,California. Her Grandfather was Jerrold Coakley born in Troy,New York in about 1878. He clan was from County Cork,my mum always said the original name was O'Caochlaoch, I think?. Just trying to find her origins. Any help would be fantastic. Thanks so much !!

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