Cox Green, Greater Manchester facts for kids
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Green is from Old English cocc "cock(i.e. crest of a hill) in the plural form coccs (the plural form represented by modern "s".). Due to corruption of the name over the years, the name is similar to the modern surname Cox (which it is similar to, but not quite related). The name was recorded as Cosse in 1108, and Couuse in 1146 and Cokksgrene in 1248. 'Green' is a modern addition, referring to the village common.
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