Kohen Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Cohen.

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


Similar surnames: Kohn, Koen, Kogen, Koren, Kohan, Kuhn, Koven, Rozen, Kogan, Bohen

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Kohen Family Origin

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Kohen Family Occupations

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  • Peddler

    9%
  • Bank Cashier

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Capenter

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kohen family was Capenter. Peddler, Bank Cashier and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kohen. The most common Kohen occupation in the USA was Peddler. 9% of Kohen's were Peddlers.

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Kohen Historical Records

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Kohen Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Kohen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Kohen in 1953 was 79, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kohen

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