Coon Name Meaning

Irish: possibly an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cuana (see Cooney). Americanized spelling of German Kuhn. Americanized spelling of Dutch Coen or Koen.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Coons, Coan, Koon, Cool, Coone, Coen, Cook, Goon, Moon, Corn

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Coon Family Origin

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Coon Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Son

    10%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%

In 1881, Farmer, Son and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coon. A less common occupation for the Coon family was Labourer. The most common Coon occupation in Canada was Farmer. 40% of Coon's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Coon | Data not to scale

Coon Historical Records

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Coon Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Coon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Coon in 1941 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coon

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