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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Coen

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  • A user from Australia says the name Coen is of English origin and means "Thunder and lightning.".
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  1. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Coen

Coen Dillen was a soccer player for the PSV Eindhoven, Helmond Sport, and Netherlands national football team. Coen was born on October 5th, 1926 in Strijp. He breathed his last breath on July 24th, 1990.


Coen Moulijn was a soccer player for the XerxesDZB, Feyenoord, and Netherlands national football team. Coen was born on February 15th, 1937 in Rotterdam. Coen is also known as Moulijn and Coenraadt. He died on January 4th, 2011.



Coen van Vrijberghe de Coningh was an actor, musician, composer, record producer, television presenter, and musician (singer). He was most active from 1977 to 1997. Coen was given the name Coenraad Lodewijk Dirk van Vrijberghe de Coningh on November 12th, 1950 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Coen is also known as Vrijberghe de Coningh and Coenraad Lodewijk Dirk van. He died on November 15th, 1997.


Coen was born on December 13th, 1958.


Coen de Koning was a skater. Coen was born on March 30th, 1879 in Edam, the Netherlands. He died on July 29th, 1954.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Coen

Ethan and Joel Coen is a film directors, producers, screenwriters, film editors, film director, film producer, screenwriter, and film editing. They were most prominent from 1984 to present. Ethan was given the name Joel David Coen on September 21st, 1957 in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, U.S. Ethan is also known as Roderick Jaynes.


Jan Pieterszoon Coen was a colonial administrator and colony. Jan was born on January 8th, 1587 in Hoorn. He breathed his last breath on September 21st, 1629.


Giuliana was given the name Giuliana Coen on December 8th, 1920 in Venice, Italy. She died on May 10th, 2010.


Rico Coen is a in the field of plant morphology. Rico was given the name Enrico Sandro Coen on September 29th, 1957.


Kevin was born in 1947. He breathed his last breath on January 20th, 1975.


Andy was born on June 20th, 1964.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1991 5 0 5
1994 5 0 5
1996 5 0 5
1997 14 0 14
1998 11 0 11
1999 10 0 10
2000 19 0 19
2001 13 0 13
2002 33 0 33
2003 46 0 46
2004 93 0 93
2005 156 0 156
2006 193 0 193
2007 149 0 149
2008 183 0 183
2009 169 0 169
2010 172 0 172
2011 202 0 202
2012 181 0 181
2013 152 0 152
2014 239 0 239
2015 242 0 242
2016 291 0 291
2017 235 0 235

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Popularity of Coen as a first name

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Popularity of Coen as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Coen U.S.
  White 91.80% 64.26%
  African American 0.64% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.91% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.59% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.89% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.18% 16.26%

Of Last Name Coen

People with the last name Coen are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Coen

  • How Popular is the name Coen? Coen is the 5,442nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Coen was the 7,554th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Coen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,818 babies born with the first name Coen in the United States. That's more than enough people named Coen to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Coen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1991 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Coen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Coen is Sunday, January 8th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Coen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Coen was in 2016 with a total of 291 babies.
  • Random Coen Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Coen is not a popular baby boy's name in Missouri. Imagine that, only 10 babies in Missouri have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Coen: Your name in reverse order is Neoc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Cneo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Coen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,400 people with the last name Coen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Coen? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Coen as their last name.

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