Coons Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Couns, Cuens, or Cuyns, patronymics from Coen (see Koen). Possibly also an Americanized spelling of German Kuntz.

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


Similar surnames: Coonts, Coon, Koons, Coone, Coots, Couts, Cords, Corns, Cones, Copes

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Coons Family Origin

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Coons Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Engineer

    3%
  • Gentleman

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Coons family was Gentleman. Farmer, Laborer and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coons. The most common Coons occupation in Canada was Farmer. 52% of Coons's were Farmers.

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Coons Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, Coons life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Coons in 1943 was 33, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coons

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