Coenen Family History

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Coenen Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: from a short form of any of the Germanic personal names formed with kuoni ‘daring’, ‘experienced’ (Middle Dutch coene, Middle Low German kone).

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

Similar surnames: Cotner, Koenen, Conn, Baenen, Moonen, Colen, Cone, Coonan, Coyne

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Coenen Family Origin

Where is the Coenen family from?

Coenen Family Occupations

What did your Coenen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Coenen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Coenen's were Farmers. Farmer, Harness Maker and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coenen. A less common occupation for the Coenen family was Lumber Dealer.

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  • Farmer

  • Harness Maker

  • Laborer

  • Lumber Dealer


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

Coenen Historical Records

What Coenen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Coenen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coenen 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Coenen. 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 981 military records available for the last name Coenen. For the veterans among your Coenen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coenen Life Expectancy

What is the average Coenen lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Coenen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Coenen in 1959 was 30, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coenen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coenen 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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