Koen Family History

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Koen Name Meaning

Dutch: nickname from Middle Dutch coen(e) ‘bold’, ‘daring’ or personal name Cono with the same meaning. Jewish (Ashkenazic): one of the many forms of Cohen.

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


Similar surnames: Korn, Kon, Kohn, Koren, Hoen, Kuhn, Ken, Kotz, Koven, Moen

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Koen Family Origin

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Koen Family Occupations

What did your Koen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Koen. 20% of Koen men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Koen women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Koen were Teacher and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Salesman
    16%
  • Teacher
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • Waitress
    11%
  • Maid
    11%
  • Cook
    8%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Koen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Koen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Koen 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 Koen. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Koen. For the veterans among your Koen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Koen Life Expectancy

What is the average Koen lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Koen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Koen in 1950 was 25, and 67 in 2004.

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