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Coen Family History

Coen Name Meaning

Irish (Galway and Mayo): variant of Cowan or an alternative Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cúáin or Ó Cadhain (see Coyne ). Dutch and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Koen .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Coon, Coin, Coan, Cohn, Koen, Coren, Boen, Oen, Rozen, Roen

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Where is the Coen family from?

You can see how Coen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Coen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Coen families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 6 Coen families living in Alberta. This was about 86% of all the recorded Coen's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Coen families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Coen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Coen ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Fishing And Hunting were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Coen. 67% of Coen men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Coen women worked as a Fishing And Hunting. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    67%
  • Fishing And Hunting
    34%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Fishing And Hunting
    100%
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Census Records

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Coen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Coen. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Coen. For the veterans among your Coen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Coen lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Coen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Coen in 1950 was 49, and 73 in 2004.

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