Meaning and Origin of: Glasscock

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : habitational name from Glascote near Tamworth in Staffordshire, named from Old English glæs ‘glass’ +cot ‘hut’, ‘shelter’; it was probably once a site inhabited by a glass blower.
  • Welsh : habitational name from Glascoed in Monmouthshire (Gwent), named from Welsh glas ‘gray’, ‘green’ +coed ‘wood’. This name is also found in Ireland and may also have been brought to the U.S. from there.