Coon Name Meaning

Irish: possibly an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cuana (see Cooney). Americanized spelling of German Kuhn. Americanized spelling of Dutch Coen or Koen.

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


Similar surnames: Coons, Coan, Koon, Cool, Coone, Coen, Cook, Goon, Moon, Corn

Ready to discover your family story?

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

Coon Family Origin

Where is the Coon family from?

SHOW MORE

Coon Family Occupations

What did your Coon ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Coon family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coon. The most common Coon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Coon's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Coon | Data not to scale

Coon Historical Records

What Coon family records will you find?

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

Search 1940's US census records for Coon

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Coon Life Expectancy

What is the average Coon lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coon 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, Coon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Coon in 1941 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coon

Famous Coon Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Look up another name