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Yes believe it or not.. The Hancock surname predates the movie. It is a British surname and derives from the name Johan and originated with the Anglo-Saxon tribes that once ruled Britain Combied with the hypocoristic suffix -cok which came into fashion in the 13th century, from cok "cock", applied to "a young lad who strutted proudly like a cock".
Another British surname originating from England, specifically around the region of today's Somerset. This name is also commonly found in other English speaking countries such as the United States, Ireland and Canada.
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