Cohn Name Meaning

Jewish: variant spelling of Cohen.

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


Similar surnames: Cahn, Cohan, Coan, Coen, Kohn, Sohn, Coin, Carn, Coxen, Mohn

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Cohn Family Origin

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Cohn Family Occupations

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  • Tailor

    7%
  • Merchant

    5%
  • Peddler

    4%
  • Farmer

    3%

In 1880, Tailor, Merchant and Peddler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cohn. The most common Cohn occupation in the USA was Tailor. 7% of Cohn's were Tailors. A less common occupation for the Cohn family was Farmer.

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Cohn Historical Records

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Cohn Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Cohn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Cohn in 1940 was 35, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cohn

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