Kohan Name Meaning

Jewish (Sephardic and eastern Ashkenazic): one of the many forms of Cohen.

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


Similar surnames: Kahan, Kogan, Kohn, Cohan, Kohen, Kahane, Kuhn, Kohut, Kochan, Koran

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Kohan Family Origin

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Kohan Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    40%
  • Driver

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%

In 1880, Keeping House, Driver and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kohan. A less common occupation for the Kohan family was Laborer. The most common Kohan occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 40% of Kohan's were Keeping Houses.

Source: Census data for Kohan | Data not to scale

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Kohan Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, Kohan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Kohan in 1956 was 43, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kohan

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