Koenen Family History

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Koenen Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from Koen. Variant of German Koehnen.

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

Similar surnames: Kohnen, Koehnen, Konen, Coenen, Koone, Kone, Koren, Koeneke, Goeken

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Koenen Family Origin

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Koenen Family Occupations

What did your Koenen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Koenen family was Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Housekeeping were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Koenen. The most common Koenen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Koenen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Housekeeping

  • Laborer


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

Koenen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Koenen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Koenen 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 814 immigration records available for the last name Koenen. 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 964 military records available for the last name Koenen. For the veterans among your Koenen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Koenen Life Expectancy

What is the average Koenen lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Koenen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Koenen in 1952 was 49, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Koenen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Koenen 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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