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Cohen

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How popular is the baby name Cohen in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1912 5 0 5
1913 6 0 6
1917 9 0 9
1918 6 0 6
1919 9 0 9
1920 8 0 8
1921 10 0 10
1922 13 0 13
1923 5 0 5
1925 12 0 12
1926 8 0 8
1928 5 0 5
1931 5 0 5
1939 5 0 5
1943 5 0 5
1945 7 0 7
1948 5 0 5
1949 5 0 5
1956 5 0 5
1957 5 0 5
1962 5 0 5
1978 6 0 6
1979 8 0 8
1981 5 0 5
1983 8 0 8
1984 6 0 6
1988 13 0 13
1989 8 0 8
1990 10 0 10
1991 16 0 16
1992 19 0 19
1993 20 0 20
1994 14 0 14
1995 15 0 15
1996 23 0 23
1997 31 0 31
1998 44 0 44
1999 54 0 54
2000 55 0 55
2001 50 0 50
2002 72 0 72
2003 89 0 89
2004 315 0 315
2005 627 10 617
2006 696 6 690
2007 779 5 774
2008 884 5 879
2009 993 9 984
2010 841 6 835
2011 907 11 896
2012 945 8 937
2013 852 12 840
2014 980 16 964
2015 1,026 12 1,014

Want to know about the popularity of the Cohen baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10,554 babies born with the name Cohen in the United States. That's more than enough Cohens to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Cohen" was in 2015 with a total of 1,014 babies. (That's a lot of baby Cohens)

According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Cohen" ranks #99 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, 60 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 2012. Across the entire United States a total of 945 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Cohen popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Cohen" mean? The list below shows the origins of Cohen as well as things modernly associated with the name Cohen such as celebrities named Cohen.

Origin and Meaning of Cohen

The name "Cohen" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "Priest". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Inspirations for the Name Cohen

Cohen And Cohen Dc
Cohen Group
Cohen Milstein
Cohen Recycling
Cohen Seglias
Cohen And Cohen
Cohen And Steers
Cohen V California
Cohen Mohr

Alternative Meanings

C is for captive, your web of charm.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

H is for happiness, you always bring.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

Your name in reverse order is "Nehoc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ehnco". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Cohen born Jun 26, 1929

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Russia approximately on 975. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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