Woccon language

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Native to United States
Region North Carolina
Ethnicity Waccamaw Siouan
Extinct early 18th century
Language codes
ISO 639-3 xwc
Linguist list
Glottolog wocc1242[1]
Linguasphere 64-ABA-aa

Woccon was one of two Catawban also known as Eastern Siouan languages of the Eastern United States. Together with the Western Siouan languages, they formed the Siouan language family. It is attested only in a vocabulary of 143 words, printed in 1709.


  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Woccon". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.