Coen Family History

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Coen Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Coan, or an alternative Anglicization of Gaelic Ó Cúáin or Ó Cadhain (see Coyne). Dutch and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Koen.

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

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

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Coen Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Coen name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Coen. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • European Jewish


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Coen Family Origin

Where is the Coen family from?

Coen Family Occupations

What did your Coen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coen. A less common occupation for the Coen family was Keeping House. The most common Coen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Coen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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

Coen Historical Records

What Coen family records will you find?

Census Record

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 List

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

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Draft Card

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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Coen Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coen 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.

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