Coan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McCoan, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Comhdhain or Mac Comhghain ‘son of Comhdhan’, a personal name of unexplained meaning. Possibly an altered spelling of Jewish Cohen or German and Jewish Kohn.

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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Coan Family Origin

Where is the Coan family from?

SHOW MORE

Coan Family Occupations

What did your Coan ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Coan ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Coan family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coan. The most common Coan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Coan's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Coan | Data not to scale

Coan Historical Records

What Coan family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Coan ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Coan

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Coan Life Expectancy

What is the average Coan lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coan ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Coan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Coan in 1941 was 41, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coan

Famous Coan Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)

Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Look up another name