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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Coey

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Alt. Meaning

C is for cuddle, those intimate moments you cherish.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

Y is for yippee, and the things that inspire you to yell it

Notable Persons With the Last Name Coey

John was born on November 12th, 1950 in Columbus, Ohio. He passed away on July 19th, 1975.


Mike was born on February 24th, 1945.


Edward was born in 1805 in Larne. He died on June 26th, 1887.


His military service ended in 1865. James was born on February 12th, 1841. He died on July 14th, 1918.


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Popularity of Coey as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Coey U.S.
  White 94.16% 64.26%
  African American 1.42% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.42% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.05% 16.26%

Of Last Name Coey

People with the last name Coey are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Coey

  • How Popular is the name Coey? Coey is the 73,572nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Coey was the 35,489th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Coey have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10 babies born with the first name Coey in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Coey? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1983 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Coey first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Coey is Saturday, February 16th, 1889.
  • What year had the most people named Coey born? The highest recorded use of the first name Coey was in 1983 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Coey: Your name in reverse order is Yeoc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oyce. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Coey? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 634 people with the last name Coey.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Coey? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Coey as their last name since less than 1 person in 476k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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