Kohen Family History

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Kohen Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Cohen.

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

Similar surnames: Kohn, Koen, Kogen, Koren, Kohan, Kuhn, Koven, Rozen, Kogan, Bohen

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Kohen Family Origin

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Kohen Family Occupations

What did your Kohen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Peddler, Bank Cashier and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kohen. The most common Kohen occupation in the USA was Peddler. 9% of Kohen's were Peddlers. A less common occupation for the Kohen family was Capenter.

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  • Peddler

  • Bank Cashier

  • Blacksmith

  • Capenter


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

Kohen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Kohen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kohen 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Kohen. 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 702 military records available for the last name Kohen. For the veterans among your Kohen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kohen Life Expectancy

What is the average Kohen lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Kohen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Kohen in 1953 was 79, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kohen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kohen 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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