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 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Koen. A less common occupation for the Koen family was Stone Mason. The most common Koen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Koen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeps House

    5%
  • Stone Mason

    5%

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

Koen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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.

Search 1940's US census records for Koen

Passenger List

There are 642 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Koen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Koen 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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